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Incest and the Medieval Imagination

Author(s) By Elizabeth Archibald.
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780198112099
Practice Area Ecclesiastical (canon) law
Format Hardback
Pages 312
Published in United Kingdom
Published 24 May 2001
Availability POD

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£113.15

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This study begins with an account of the development of medieval incest laws and the extent to which they were obeyed, before presenting a survey of classical incest stories. Many were retold in the Middle Ages, but they were frequently adapted to the purposes of Christian moralizers.

Incest and the Medieval Imagination - ISBN 9780198112099

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