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  • It was not just in 12th-century England that Jews were accused of killing Christian children for the Passover ritual Editorial, 14 January.

    Letters: The Beilis blood libel

  • The bells of this 12th-century parish church have been rung since 1666, and their quintessentially English sound effects are part of the fabric of the Cartmel peninsula, reaching to Flookburgh with its cockle and shrimp fishermen on the shores of Morecambe Bay, and inland towards the Lake District.

    Country diary: Cartmel, Cumbria

  • An eight-part mini-series to be broadcast on Channel 4 next week is to attempt to convert the success of Follett's 1989 hit, set in 12th-century England, into television gold.

    Has Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth got the winning ingredients?

  • Equally remarkable, among many splendid examples intended for public display, is a French 12th-century gilded bust of St. Baudime, who confronts us, inlaid enamel eyes staring, long-fingered hands raised.

    Where Revered Relics Repose

  • The great 12th-century Rabbi Maimonides put together "13 Articles of Faith" that he believed every Jew ought to adhere to.

    Mark C. Miller: Can Judaism Save Charlie Sheen?

  • In The Pillars of the Earth, a quasi-religious 12th-century epic, she plays Aliena.

    Hayley Atwell: 'The real me is a loner, a nerd and a bit overweight'

  • Those 12th-century Occitanian troubadours have a lot to answer for.

    Isn't Love Divine

  • As early as 1939, Denis de Rougemont, in his "Love in the Western World," located the origins of the modern conception of all-consuming human love in the lyrics that 12th-century Occitanian troubadours composed in praise of their usually married mistresses.

    Isn't Love Divine

  • Mitt Romney, no stranger to lofty philosophical issues, was spotted on the banks of the Great Salt Lake last Sunday working his way through "The Incoherence of the Incoherence," the seminal work by the 12th-century Muslim philosopher Averroes.

    Beach Reading for Would-Be Presidents

  • The great 12th-century Rabbi Maimonides put together "13 Articles of Faith" that he believed every Jew ought to adhere to.

    Mark C. Miller: Can Judaism Save Charlie Sheen?

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