We are in whatever year we say we are, according to whatever dating system we choose to use. According to scholars throughout history, we actually aren’t living in the year that is printed on our calendars. The more the origins and development of dating systems have been and are studied, the more it becomes apparent that time is only what we make it. In the Western world, the year — be... Continue Reading
Charles C. Rozier
Charles C. Rozier is a lecturer in medieval history at Swansea University. He is a historian of medieval thought, with a particular focus on how medieval communities preserved and interacted with their past. He has published on the Anglo-Norman historians Orderic Vitalis, Symeon of Durham and Eadmer of Canterbury, and will soon finish a book on the importance of the past in the community of St. Cuthbert in medieval Durham. Rozier gained his BA (First Class honors) from the University of Kent in 2006, before going on to study for an MA (2008) and a PhD in Medieval History (2014) at Durham University.