"Between the stake and scholasticism -. The Middle Ages is one of the most fascinating periods in European history, the" dark age "between the fall of the Roman Empire and the Renaissance is far more than just a connector in the history Influenced it was over 400 years. . by a deep mysticism and spiritual orientation to life in the 5 parts video series "Mysterious world", the renowned British scientist Christoph Freyling embarks on an exciting and entertaining journey through the Middle Ages the elaborate film series is an impressive document of time in opulent images. - back to the roots of European culture.