Changing medieval studies
Updated: Oct 13, 2018
From black military leader Saint Maurice to Arab influences in early Spain, the historical record is helping medieval scholars reclaim an era from a false narrative. Multicultural societies, they say, predate not only the civil rights era, but the Renaissance. See Noble Ingram's article, "History lesson: Scholars take aim at racist views of Middle Age," in the Christian Science Monitor, 12 September, 2018.