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Dr Eoghan Aherne visits the cabin to talk about the early medieval period, and some things we might believe about it that might not be true! Topics include:

-modern myths about the medieval period

-were medieval people particularly credulous?

-a medieval flat Earth?

-classical ideas during the medieval period: the four elements

-the scientific revolution as continuity rather than revolution

-the importance of miracles and the Irish saints

-the distinction between ‘natural’ and ‘supernatural’

-Religious relics in Ireland

-Belief in the Devil, demons and possession

-St Colmcille and the Loch Ness Monster

-Pagan gods as demons

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Bede and the Cosmos, Eoghan Aherne, 2020


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