The Dawn of the Artificial Day: Medieval Temporal Thought Processes

  • Don LePan

Abstract

In medieval modes of conceiving of time, as in so many other areas of medieval thought, there is a central paradox. Just as medieval man saw the earth both as the ground wherein the nature of God is given visible expression, and as a tainted place wherein man may never aspire to unmitigated virtue, so too was time regarded both as a part of the divine order and as a dimension that must be left behind if human beings were to be purified.

Keywords

Migration Europe Nigeria Avant Aire 

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