Other Middle Ages: Witnesses at the Margins of Medieval Society

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Michael Goodich
University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998 - History - 265 pages
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Seldom heard from in modern times, those on the margins of medieval Europe have much to tell about the society that defined them. Revealing more than just a fascinating cast of characters, this book gives insight into those figures who made medieval society uneasy.

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From Tolerated Minority to Persecuted Foe
Caesarius of Heisterbach ca 1225 and Thomas of Cantimpre

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Michael Goodich's recent works include "Lives and Miracles of the Saints: Studies in Medieval Latin Hagiography" (2004) and "Other Middle Ages: Marginal Groups in the Medieval Period" (1998). His research focuses on the social and ecclesiastical history of the central middle ages, with special emphasis on hagiography. At the present time he is professor of medieval history at the University of Haifa in Israel, and has taught at the University of Toronto, York University, Yale, UCLA and CUNY.

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