Medieval European Pilgrimage c.700-c.1500
Normal Price: $177.95
Your Price: $160.16 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $17.79! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $8.01 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Medieval European Pilgrimage c.700-c.1500 by Diana Webb
Book DescriptionMedieval pilgrimage was, above all, an expression of religious faith, but this was not its only aspect. Men and women of all classes went on pilgrimage for a variety of reasons, sometimes by choice, sometimes involuntarily. They made both long and short journeys: to Rome, Jerusalem and Santiago on the one hand; to innumerable local shrines on the other. The routes that they followed by land and water made up a complex web which covered the face of Europe, and their travels required a range of support services, including the protection of rulers (who were themselves often pilgrims). Pilgrimage left its mark not only on the landscape but also on the art and literature of Europe. Diana Webb's engaging book offers the reader a fresh introduction to the history of European Christian pilgrimage in the twelve hundred years between the conversion of Emperor Constantine and the beginnings of the Protestant Reformation. As well as exploring this multi-faceted activity, it considers both the geography of pilgrimage and its significant cultural legacy.
Buy Medieval European Pilgrimage c.700-c.1500 book by Diana Webb from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780333762592
(222mm x 141mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 30-May-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Diana Webb
Saints and Cities in Medieval Italy, Paperback (January 2007)
This book offers full translations of the Lives of seven saints (five men and two women) who lived in Italian cities between about 1150 and 1315. It will interest both students and other readers curious about medieval Italian history and about medieval popular religion and sainthood.
Medieval European Pilgrimage c.700-c.1500, Paperback (May 2002)» View all books by Diana Webb
This text introduces the reader to the history of European Christian pilgrimage in the years between the conversion of the Emperor Constantine and the beginnings of the Protestant Reformation.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Medieval European Pilgrimage c.700-c.1500 book by Diana Webb and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Diana Webb
DIANA WEBB is Senior Lecturer in History at King's College London. She is the author of a number of books on medieval religion and pilgrimage.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.