The Chain of Being 4: History

The fourth episode in our series ‘The Chain of Being’, discussing Medieval cosmology and how it informed all aspects of Medieval life.

How did Medieval people view and interact with their own history? An understanding of the past was key to the Medieval sense of identity and community, from the peoples of the Bible to the Romans, Greeks and their closest ancestors.

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Music: ‘The Medieval Banquet’ by Shane Ivers (
‘Master of the Feast’ by Kevin MacLeod
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