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  - Chris Cangiano - Goodreads

Brilliant overview of revolutionary millenarianism, mystical anarchism and religious dissent in Central Europe between the Eleventh and Sixteenth Centuries. Cohn's work on this subject was the first ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Peejay Who Once Was Minsma - Goodreads

I'm glad that I read this ahead of Y2K and the idiocies that surrounded the millennium. Cohn does a masterful job of defusing millennialism and apocalyptic thinking, tracing it through a thousand ... Read full review

Contents

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

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