Medieval Popular Culture : Problems of Belief and Perception  

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Medieval Popular Culture : Problems of Belief and Perception (1990) is a book by Aron Gurevich, Peter Burke and Ruth Finnegan.

Synopsis

"By scrutinizing the lives of saints, miracle stories, descriptions of fantastic travels, penitential literature, catechisms and similar genres, from the fifth to the 15th centuries, the author attempts to reconstruct the beliefs and perceptions of ordinary men and women in medieval times."

See also: Middle Ages - popular culture





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