Was More risking persecution by the church because of his book, Utopia? I do not believe that More was facing any risks of being persecuted by the church when he published Utopia. I assume that he thought that most of the people who read his book would realize that the book was satire- depicting … More Could ‘Utopia’ Lead to More’s Persecution
I was asked to write about whether Boccaccio’s Decameron and Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales where closer in outlook to the Greek, and Roman literature that I have read than to the Hebrew, Christian, and medieval literature that I have read. My opinion is that the Decameron and the Canterbury Tales are much more similar to … More The Decameron and the Canterbury Tales
The Song of Roland and The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi did not give adequate guidance as to how a typical Christian should live. First let’s start with the Song of Roland. It did not give much religious advice or guidance of any kind. This book was more of a heroic war poem, … More Sources of Advice? Not Exactly.