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eBook Love, Marriage, and Family in the Middle Ages: A Reader (Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures) ePub

by Jacqueline Murray

  • ISBN: 1551111047
  • Category: Humanities
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: Jacqueline Murray
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Higher Education Division; 1 edition (September 1, 2001)
  • Pages: 524
  • ePub book: 1364 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1408 kb
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  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 543

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Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures

These themes are often over-simplified by both sides of the Medievalist world: either the Middle Ages are romanticised (by the overly zealous Lord of the Rings types) or blasphemed by progressives who read Foucault and think that all sex is power.

Series: Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures (Book 14).

One is hard put to think of any text suitable for study of the Vikings that is not found here. The Viking Age is useful; the pieces are well selected and well translated. Series: Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures (Book 14).

Series: Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures. Page Count: 524 pages. Jacqueline Murray is Dean of Arts at the University of Guelph

Series: Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures. Jacqueline Murray is Dean of Arts at the University of Guelph. I. Foundations and Influences.

I LOVE reading primary source material, especially during the Medieval time period. European Magic and Witchcraft: A Reader (Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures). This was used in a course in graduate school and it was the some of the most helpful material I have ever read. 2 people found this helpful.

Book in the Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures Series). This reader of primary sources focuses on the burgeoning field of the medieval family. While much of what it means to be in love, or to marry, or to be part of a family has remained consistent over the past two millennia, dramatic changes have also taken place. Love, Marriage, and Family in the Middle Ages now allows readers a vivid sense of what these issues, which make up so much of daily life, meant to those in the Middle Ages.

Peterborough, Canada . Love, Sex and Marriage in the Middle Ages:A Sourcebook. Murray's book is organized thematically

Peterborough, Canada: Broadview. Two sourcebooks with very similar titles have appeared in the last few years. Murray's book is organized thematically. She begins with a chapter on "Foundations and Influences," providing examples of the biblical, Roman, and Germanic antecedents to the Middle Ages. Her next chapter, "Love and Its Dangers," notes the various medieval debates about the emotion.

Medieval History Books. Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures. Love, Marriage, and Family in the Middle Ages : A Reader. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out. Tell us if something is incorrect. A great virtue of this reader is the length of its selections-not just snippets, but long enough portions for students to get a real sense of how the text works. Ruth Mazo Karras, University of Minnesota. Love, Marriage, and Family in the Middle Ages. Utp Higher Education, University of Toronto Press.

What was once a literary sin now becomes an immoral act in a Christian world. For the Middle Ages, sight-visualization’was the sense most critically involved among all the senses in the effort to know. 2 For that reason, perhaps, Dante placed extraordinary stress on sight and eye imagery through the Commedia: how the pilgrim sees is an expression of the pilgrim’s struggle to know.

This book aims to reflect that richness and variety whilst contributing to an expanding area of historical enquiry.

It draws together work from various disciplines - historical, art-historical and literary - with their very different source materials and from a broad geographical area, including some countries - such as Croatia and Poland - which are not usually considered in standard text books on the medieval family. This book aims to reflect that richness and variety whilst contributing to an expanding area of historical enquiry.

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This reader of primary sources focuses on the burgeoning field of the medieval family. While much of what it means to be in love, or to marry, or to be part of a family has remained consistent over the past two millennia, dramatic changes have also taken place. Love, Marriage, and Family in the Middle Ages now allows readers a vivid sense of what these issues, which make up so much of daily life, meant to those in the Middle Ages.