Getica: The Origin & Deeds of the Goths

"De origine actibusque Getarum" (The Origin and Deeds of the Goths), or the Getica, written in Late Latin by Jordanes in or shortly after 551 AD, claims to be a summary of a voluminous account by Cassiodorus of the origin and history of the Gothic people

NOVA: Building the Great Cathedrals

Carved from a hundred million pounds of stone, soaring effortlessly atop a spider web of masonry, Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry. But how did medieval builders reach such spectacular heights?

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