What you didn’t know about children in the middle ages

There is lots of evidence that children in the European Middle Ages were protected, loved, and recognized as different from adults.

Fuente: Matthew Gabriele - Forbes, 6 January 2019.

One particularly odd (and persistent) myth about the medieval world, recently brought back to life in the pages of The Economist, is the idea that childhood “didn’t exist” in the Middle Ages and that parents had a “relative lack of interest” in their offspring.




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