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Time in the medieval world

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Published by York Medieval Press in Rochester, N.Y .
Written in English

  • Civilization, Medieval,
  • Time measurements -- History,
  • Calendars -- Europe -- History,
  • Europe -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Chris Humphrey and W.M. Ormrod
    ContributionsHumphrey, Chris, 1970-, Ormrod, W. M., 1957-
    LC ClassificationsCB353 .T56 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17037923M
    ISBN 101903153085
    LC Control Number2001026924

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By exploring some of the more important senses of time which were in circulation in the medieval world, scholars from a wide range of disciplines trace competing definitions and modes of temporality in the middle ages, explaining their influence upon life and culture.

The issues explored include anachronism as a feature in earlier senses of time, perceptions of death and of the Last Judgement. Time in the Medieval World December 2 black and white, 6 line illustrations pages x cm ISBN: Format: Hardback York Medieval Press.

“Through this accessible and attractive volume, we are brought closer to appreciating the variety and creativity with which medieval artists represented the passing of the year.” —Elizabeth I.

Wade-Sirabian, Journal of English and Germanic Philology “We are conscious of the effort needed to publish the volume and the amount of information contained in it for the benefit of the reader. Ian Mortimer is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and was awarded the Alexander Prize in for his work on the social history of medicine.

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