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The Dark Age Chronicles
A brief History:
The idea of a Dark Ages originated with a Tuscan scholar. Writing of the past, he said: "Amidst the errors there shone forth men of genius; no less keen were their eyes, although they were surrounded by darkness and dense gloom".
Christian writers used traditional metaphors of 'light versus darkness' to describe 'good versus evil'.
Petrarch was the first to give the metaphor secular meaning by reversing its application. He now saw Classical Antiquity, so long considered a 'dark' age for its lack of Christianity, in the 'light' of its cultural achievements, while Petrarch's own time, allegedly lacking such cultural achievements, was seen as the age of darkness.
Others gave it a romantic view of a Golden Age of chivalry. The Middle Ages were seen with nostalgia as a period of social and environmental harmony and spiritual inspiration.
The Romantics' view is still represented in modern-day fairs and festivals celebrating the period with 'merrie' costumes and events....however, for all the romance and the classical antiquity of it all, I have decided to show you a different side of the dark ages....a true side of light versus darkness.....of mankind's worst fears come alive....of a darkness that has come to devour all life on Earth....
WELCOME to the Dark Ages....Things are about to get darker.
T. L. Bailey
THe Dark Age Chronicles
T. L. Bailey
I'm here to tell you a different view on the dark ages and why it was called that.
There is no romantic, idealistic view.
Just Light and dark.
Good vs Evil.
Where faith is all you have in the dark.
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