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GHOSTS IN THE MIDDLE AGES:  THE LIVING AND THE DEAD IN MEDIEVAL SOCIETY., Schmitt, Jean-Claude.  Translated by Teresa Lavender Fagan.

Author Name    Schmitt, Jean-Claude. Translated by Teresa Lavender Fagan.

Title   GHOSTS IN THE MIDDLE AGES: THE LIVING AND THE DEAD IN MEDIEVAL SOCIETY.

Binding   Soft Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Publisher   Chicago University of Chicago Press 1998

ISBN Number    0226738884 / 9780226738888

Seller ID   27746

290 pp, 9" H. "(E)xamines 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 color reproductions of ghosts and ghostly trappings, this book presents a unique and intriguing look at medieval culture." Interior - soft crease at top corner of pages 80 to 140, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - one very tiny corner crease.

Christianity,  History  Of  Doctrines,  Europe,  Middle  Ages,  Religious  Aspects,  All  Saints'  Day,  Angels,  Philippe  Aries,  Arnaud  Gelis,  Arndt  Buschmann,  King  Arthur,  Saint  Augustine,  Baptism,  Bede,  Benedict,  Bernard,  Birds,  Peter  Brown,  Cadavers,  Caesarius  Heisterbach,  Cemeteries,  Jacques  Chiffoleau,  Children,  Church,  Cistertians,  Clothing,  Cluny  Monastery,  Conrad  Eberbach,  Crusades,  Day  Of  Dead,  Death,  Jean  Delumeau,  Demons,  Devil,  Dogs,  Dreams,  Mount  Etna,  Exempla,  Exorcism,  Eyes,  Funerals,  Gervase  Of  Tilbury,  Carlo  Ginzburg,  Giraldus  Cambrensis,  Gregory  Tours,  Pope,  Gui  De  Corvo,  Guibert  Nogent,  Helinand  Froidmont,  Hell,  Hellequin's  Hunt,  King  Herla,  Heretics,  Holy  Water,  Hoods,  Horses,  M.R.  James,  Kinship,  Kings,  Knights,  Last  Judgment,  Lazarus,  Jacques  Le  Goff,  Claude  Lecouteux,  Liturgy,  MacAbre,  Marriage,  Masks,  Masses,  Messengers,  Miracles,  Miracula,  Miror  Of  Prince,  Monasteries,  Monks,  Montaillou,  Mourning,  Necromancy,  Night,  Orderic  Vitalis,  Otloh  Saint  Emmeram,  Paganism,  Michel  Pastoureau,  Peter  Damian,  Venerable,  Phantoms,  Politics,  Polo  De  Beaulieu,  Poor,  Prayers,  Preaching,  Purgatory,  Raoul  Glaber,  Recumbent  Figures,  Remembrance,  Saints,  Signa,  Soul,  Stephen  Bourbon,  Brian  Stock,  Suffrages,  Suicides,  Thietmar,  Thomas  Aquinas,  Tournaments,  F.C.  Tubach,  Visions,  Walchelin,  Walter  Map,  William  Durand,  Auvergne,  Malmesbury,  Newburgh,  Jean  Wirth,  York. 

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