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Medieval Science with Seb Falk

One of the most persistent myths about the Middle Ages is that this was a time when science slept, deliberately suppressed by the medieval church. The reality couldn’t be further from the truth. This week, Danièle speaks with Seb Falk about the amazing story of medieval science.

Seb Falk is a historian and lecturer at Cambridge University, whose research is focused on the scientific instruments of the Middle Ages. His new book is called The Light Ages: The Surprising Story of Medieval Science. Learn more about Seb’s work on his website or by following him on Twitter @Seb_Falk


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Top Image: Kolorierte Federzeichnung. Unibibliothek Salzburg, M III 36