Ghosts in the Middle Ages Paperback

Living and the Dead in Medieval Society

by Jean-Claude Schmitt;

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Ghosts in the Middle Ages

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Through 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.

Ghosts in the Middle Ages by Jean-Claude Schmitt was published by The University of Chicago Press in January 2000 and is our 61598th best seller. The ISBN for Ghosts in the Middle Ages is 9780226738888.

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Details for Ghosts in the Middle Ages

Page last updated 14th July 2017
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherThe University of Chicago Press (January 2000)
EditionNew edition
Number of Pages290
Thickness18 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code1225628
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