510 examples of medieval in sentences
After nearly a mile, the stream again opened out into a broad lake where, in the distance, I saw rising sheer and high from the water, a long square building of three stories, with a tall round tower at one corneran old medieval castle it seemed to be.
It is evident, therefore, that the white-thorn was considered a sacred tree long before Christian tradition identified it as forming the Crown of Thorns; a medieval belief which further enhanced the sanctity attached to it.
The medieval scholiasts, who fought as fiercely about names as nations about territories, divided men into the sanguine, the bilious, the lymphatic and the nervous.
So Russia, in the old medieval lawlessness of power, reached out and crushed the Persian government.
All the medieval sageseven Albertus Magnus- -were stigmatised as magicians.
There is no song or story handed down among the cottages that has not words and thoughts to carry one as far, for though one can know but a little of their ascent, one knows that they ascend like medieval genealogies through unbroken dignities to the beginning of the world.
His sons did homage to him, and bound themselves in strange medieval fashion by the feudal tie which was the supreme obligation of that day; he was now "not only their father, but their liege lord."
With the commencement of the thirteenth century, Sweden comes out of this process as a medieval state, in aspect entirely different to her past.
The court and buildings of the Wells Theological College have a thoroughly quaint, old-fashioned look, quiet, rigid, and medieval; as if the students reared there could not but be Churchmen of the "Brother Ignatius" stamp, gentlemen, scholars, andpriests.
The very size of the factory made such a social change inevitable, the personal relation which marked medieval industry was no longer possible.
In these dark ages, resembling those of European medieval times which followed the Germanic migrations and the fall of the Roman Empire, Peru was split up into a large number of small independent units.
These internal troubles were not, however, generally known to the outside world, but the unfaltering searchlight of the records falls upon such great folk as Peter de Mauley, fifth Baron Mulgrave, whose castle at Mulgrave, near Whitby, is mentioned elsewhere; Lucy de Thweng, wife of Sir William le Latimer; Sir Nicholas de Meynyl; and Katherine, wife of Sir John Dentorp, whose conduct merely reflected the morals of medieval times.
Fumes still carries on a tradition of medieval timesthe strange procession which passes through its streets and across the great square on the last Sunday in July.
"Our information, then," he said, "amounts to this: Reuben is an industrious worker at his business and, in his leisure, a student of ancient and medieval art; possibly a babbling fool and a cad or, on the other hand, a maligned and much-abused man.
But I do not believe in the medieval formula that Jesus Christ is God and man mysteriously joined together, because to believe that would be to leave me both without an ideal of man which I might follow, and without a manifestation of God to which I might cling.
It was even irreverentlike one of those medieval pictures of a monk changed into a beast by the ministrations of Satan.
Readings in medieval history.
BURNS, JOHN F. Medieval Europe.
R94815, 15May52, Upton Close (Josef Washington Hall) (A) HALL-MACK COMPANY SEE ALSO Rodeheaver Company, Winona Lake, Ind. HALSEY, FRANK DOUGLAS, tr. Medieval cities.
R631007. Introduction to medieval literature, chiefly in England.
The Jews in medieval Germany: a study of their legal and social status.
The Portable medieval reader.
The Other world according to descriptions in medieval literature.
Many of the large plantations, in fact, bore no small resemblance to medieval manors.
He was a perfect type of the medieval cavalier, who could break a lance with the proudest knight in the empire, and was worthy in every respect of the high destiny that awaited him.