Society
(6,691 words)

Demographics

"It is not good that the man should be alone" (Gen. 2:18). The Old Testament creation account depicts human beings as social creatures. People of the Middle Ages were no less socialized. B…

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Jürgen Miethke, “Society”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 24 January 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_bema_SIM_033673>
First published online: 2016



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