Definition of medievalist
1 : a specialist in medieval history and culture
2 : a connoisseur or devotee of medieval arts and culture
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In May 1979, while graduate students at the University of Pennsylvania, Pace, a painter, and his best friend, Richard, a medievalist, travel to Central America.
For this restraint medievalists should be thankful, and the critics should be a little more forgiving.
To Tolkien the medievalist, Icelandic sagas and thousand-year-old poems like Beowulf were the finest literature ever written.
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