Sex, Dissidence and Damnation: Minority Groups in the Middle Ages
Routledge, 13. sep. 2013 - 212 sider
For the authorities in medieval Europe, dissent struck at the roots of an ordered, settled world. It was to be crushed - initially by reason and argument, eventually by torture. Jeffrey Richards examines the wretched lives of heretics, witches, Jews, lepers and homosexuals and uncovers a common motive for their persecution: sexual aberrance.
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Review: Sex, Dissidence, and Damnation: Minority Groups in the Middle AgesBrukerevaluering - Matt - Goodreads
Really worth returning in order to finish this book. While Richards sometimes spends more time engaging with other scholars than with the new information, overall, this is an excellent resource. Les hele vurderingen