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"Medieval" and "Middle Ages" as designations of segments of time in history seem to be somewhat interchangeable and overlapping. Medieval is referred to as that span from 500 A.D. to 1500 A.D.; Middle Ages is the name given to the period of European history that followed ancient times and preceded modern times, approximately from the fall of Rome (476 A.D.) to 1500 A.D. The Renaissance delineates the time of the great revival of art, literature and learning in Europe in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries which marked the transition from the medieval to the modern world. Thus, the author
Medieval and Renaissance Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1960;53:857–858. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-53-4-857_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;53(4):857-858.
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