The pursuit of the millennium

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Essential Books, 1957 - Christian sects, Medieval - 476 pages
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Review: Pursuit of the Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages

User Review  - Autumn - Goodreads

Fascinating read. I read this not longer after reading David Aaronovitch's Voodoo Histories: The Role of the Conspiracy Theory in Shaping Modern History and the similarities between the 13th and 20th ... Read full review

Review: Pursuit of the Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages

User Review  - Nils - Goodreads

A classic, beautifully written account from half a century ago of eschatological religio-social revolts in late medieval Europe, with more than the occasional glance to how these can inform us about ... Read full review

Contents

The earliest messianic movements in medieval
33
The Saints against the hosts of Antichrist
53
The Emperor Frederick as Messiah
99

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