Wednesday, April 21, 2010

The greatest spirits in the history of man

Books of Account
Kenneth Clark

Timeless tale of financial collapse

Chapter three in Kenneth Clark's Civilisation ( opens with a description of the Gothic world, as one of chivalry, courtesy, and romance, in which serious things were done with a sense of play, where even war and theology could become a sort of game, and when architecture reached a point of extravagance unequalled in history.


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