The Monstrous Races in Medieval Art and Thought (Google eBook)

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Syracuse University Press, 2000 - History - 308 pages
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During the Middle Ages, travellers in Africa and Asia reported that monstrous races thrived beyond the boundaries of the known world. This work offers an introspective look at these races and their interaction with Western art, literature and philosophy.
  

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p. 44, a world map to compare with the Ebstorf (see Morris Bishop, the Middle Ages) . Here the figure of Christ stands behind the map, flanked by two angels {AND HOLDING IN HIS HANDS THE UMIM AND ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
A Measure of Man
26
At the Round Earths Imagined Corners
37
Missionaries and Pilgrims among the Monstrous Races
59
Cains Kin
87
Signs of Gods Will
108
Exotic Peoples in Manuscript Illustration
131
Monstrous Men as Noble Savages
163
The Human Status of the Monstrous Races
178
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