Ghosts in the Middle Ages
Living and the Dead in Medieval Society New edition
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Ghosts in the Middle Ages by Jean-Claude Schmitt
Book DescriptionThrough this study, Jean-Claude Schmitt examines medieval religious culture and the significance of the widespread belief in ghosts, revealing the ways in which the dead and the living related to each other during the Middle Ages. Schmitt also discusses Augustine's influence on medieval authors; the link between dreams and autobiographical narratives; and monastic visions and folklore. Including numerous colour reproductions of ghosts and ghostly trappings, this book presents a look at medieval culture.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226738888
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 7-Jan-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jean-Claude Schmitt
Margins of Society in Late Medieval Paris, Paperback (April 2006)
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Historians and social scientists give an account of what youth has been in the West and what it has meant through the ages, tracing the changing character of young people in culture, society, economics, politics and art from early times.
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