Infinity: A New Perspective on Man's Destiny in the Universe

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Poggio, indeed, passed some time in that country, and young Englishmen, like William Grey, a pupil of Guarino's, later Bishop of Ely and privy councillor in 1454, sought instruction in Italy. Catholics had begun to lose faith in the once infallible Church ever since the Great Schism, when there were two popes, each declaring that the other was the antichrist.... [tags: Catholic Church, Humanism] Life of Petrarch by Ernest Hatch Wilkins - For the period of the Middle Ages, Europe went through a great ruin in the duration of the 5th and 15th century.

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Publisher: Noble House (December 1, 2001)

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