April 21, 2008

The medieval mind

Three documentaries from the BBC's Medieval Season exploring the medieval mind are currently available via the BBC's iPlayer:-

Stephen Fry and the Gutenberg Press: Fry investigates the story of the first printing press and attempts to recreate "the machine that made us".

The Saint and the Hanged Man: Reason and the supernatural collide in this documentary about a trial case based on several purported miracles.

Inside the Medieval Mind: A four-part series investigating the intellectual landscape of the medieval world.