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    They probably learnt it in mass which was often conducted in Latin in the past.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SaxonPagan View Post
    I didn't reply to your post, Chlod, because I assumed it to be satire.
    It's true though, the holy inquisition's obsession with gathering evidence and writing down witness testimony is the basis of the modern judicial process. Historically it played an important role that way. So at least something good came out of it.

    “Actions speak louder than words. In the days to come the Goddess of Victory will bestow her laurels only on those who are prepared to act with daring.” ― Heinz Guderian

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Aesthete View Post
    They probably learnt it in mass which was often conducted in Latin in the past.

    If it were the case we would all be speaking some kind of romance today and the reformation would not have had such an impact it had, or perhaps would not have even happened.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mööv View Post
    If it were the case we would all be speaking some kind of romance today and the reformation would not have had such an impact it had, or perhaps would not have even happened.

    https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/m...year-1.2166508

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Aesthete View Post

    Yes the masses were in latin, but did anyone actually understand any of it?
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