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Medieval folklore : an encyclopedia of myths, legends, tales, beliefs, and customs

Author: Carl Lindahl; John McNamara; John Lindow
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:ABC-CLIO
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This two-volume set is an A-to-Z guide to the mundane and supernatural lore of the Middle Ages. Articles focus on the great myths and legends of the age, daily and nightly, customs and activities, religious beliefs of pagan, Christian, Muslim, and Jew, key works of oral and written literature, traditional music and art, holidays and feasts, food and drink, plants and animals (real and mythical).; The volumes contain  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedieën (vorm)
Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Medieval folklore.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2000
(DLC) 00009131
(OCoLC)43913065
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Lindahl; John McNamara; John Lindow
ISBN: 9781576074091 1576074099 1280720727 9781280720727
OCLC Number: 50174678
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of Editors' Choice 2000 Reference 2001 (United States)
Winner of Endorsed by the American Folklore Society 0 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: v. 1. A-K --
v. 2. L-Z.
Responsibility: Carl Lindahl, John McNamara, John Lindow, editors.

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This award winning, definitive work is an A-Z guide to the mundane and supernatural lore of the Middle Ages.* Includes over 300 A-Z entries* Exhaustive bibliographic guides with each entry* Over 150  Read more...

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