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Middle Ages

Middle Ages



(1)   The period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance

Proper noun

  1. The period of time in Europe between the decline of the Roman Empire and the revival of letters (the Renaissance) or, according to Henry Hallam, the period beginning with the sixth and ending with the fifteenth century.


  • 2001Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl, p 52
    She could see the town below her, nestled on top of a low hill, surrounded by a crenellated wall from the Middle Ages.