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  - Debbie J - Goodreads

I tried to read this because writer William Gibson mentioned a chapter from it--“An Elite of Amoral Supermen”--in his science fiction novel, Spook Country. My curiosity did me no favors. Author Norman ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Richard Thomas - Goodreads

Still a seminal book which shaped the view of the Middle Ages and is still both essential reading and good history. I first read this at University as the basis for understanding the Europe of the Middle Ages and the avoidance of the simplistic assumptions of school level history. 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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