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Purgatorio i. 1-3
Thursday, 10 November 2005
Greyfriars & Blackfriars
Listen to Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time this week on the rise of the Franciscans and the Dominicans in the 13th century, discussed by three eminently listenable experts: Henrietta Leyser, Alexander Murray, and Anthony Kenny. It's an extremely good introduction to the period and well worth listening to.