Ghosts In The Middle Ages

Author: Jean-Claude Schmitt
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226738888
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Schmitt argues that beliefs and the imaginary depend above all on the structures and functioning of society and culture, and he shows how the Christian culture of the Middle Ages enlarged the notion of ghosts and created many opportunities ...

Ghosts In The Middle Ages

Author: Jean-Claude Schmitt
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226738871
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Including numerous color reproductions of ghosts and ghostly trappings, this book presents a unique and intriguing look at medieval culture.

Medieval Ghost Stories

Author: Andrew Joynes
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
ISBN: 1843832690
Size: 48.61 MB
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Seventy-seven tales of the supernatural, intended to frighten and excite and bring to heel their medieval audience, gathered from medieval chronicles, sagas, heroic poetry and romances.

The Conversion Of Herman The Jew

Author: Jean-Claude Schmitt
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812208757
Size: 55.34 MB
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It may also be something else entirely. In The Conversion of Herman the Jew the eminent French historian Jean-Claude Schmitt examines this singular text and the ways in which it has divided its readers.

Discerning Spirits

Author: Nancy Caciola
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801440847
Size: 77.19 MB
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In a book that sets out the prehistory of the early modern European witch craze, Nancy Caciola shows how medieval people decided whom to venerate as a saint infused with the spirit of God and whom to avoid as a demoniac possessed of an ...

Witches Werewolves And Fairies

Author: Claude Lecouteux
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1594776822
Size: 56.37 MB
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But as Claude Lecouteux shows, their roots go far deeper than their appearance in medieval folklore; they are survivors of a much older belief system that predates Christianity and was widespread over Western Europe.

Ghost

Author: Jason Reynolds
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481450166
Size: 61.24 MB
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"Ghost, a naturally talented runner and troublemaker, is recruited for an elite middle school track team. He must stay on track, literally and figuratively, to reach his full potential"--

Strange Histories

Author: Darren Oldridge
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134442157
Size: 39.61 MB
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Using case studies from the Middle Ages and the early modern period, this book provides fascinating insights into the world-view of a vanished age and shows how such occurences fitted in quite naturally with the "common sense" of the time.

The Ghost

Author: Susan Owens
Publisher: Tate
ISBN: 9781849764674
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The Ghost' delves into a wealth of literary and artistic sources, including illuminated manuscripts, woodcut engravings, magic-lantern slides, paintings, prints, poems, novels and stories ? providing a fresh take on a subject that has ...

Ghosts

Author: Ronald C. Finucane
Publisher:
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What differences are there in the functions and intentions ascribed to ghosts? How have the changes in more general beliefs - in religion and science, in particular - influenced the perception of ghosts?