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Mysteries of the Middle Ages : the rise of feminism, science, and art from the cults of Catholic Europe
Mysteries of the Middle Ages : the rise of feminism, science, and art from the cults of Catholic Europe
Cahill, Thomas2006
Books
Imprint:
New York : Nan A. Talese, 2006.
Collation:
343 p. : col. ill., maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Series title:
Notes:
Includes index.Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
A Chaucerian invitation -- Alexandria: city of reason : the great confluence -- Rome: crossroads of the world : how the Romans become the Italians -- Bingen & Chartres, gardens enclosed : the cult of the virgin and its consequences -- Aquitaine & Assisi, courts of love : the pursuit of love and its consequences -- Entrances to other worlds : the Mediterranean, the Orient, and the Atlantic -- Paris, university of heavenly things : the exaltation of reason and its consequences -- Oxford, university of earthly things : the alchemists quest and its consequences -- Padua, chapel of flesh : the artist's experiment and its consequences -- Florence, dome of light : the poet's dream and its consequences -- Ravenna, city of death : the politician's emptiness and its consequences -- Love in the ruins : a Dantesque reflection.
ISBN:
03854955529780385495554
Dewey class:
909.07909.07
Language:
English
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Beaumaris LibraryHistory909.07 CAHAvailable
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