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Lucifer, the Devil in the Middle Ages

Author: Jeffrey Burton Russell
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the medieval concept of the devil, discusses witchcraft and devil folklore, and examines the depiction of evil in art and literature of the period.
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Genre/Form: Comparative studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Russell, Jeffrey Burton.
Lucifer, the Devil in the Middle Ages.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1984
(OCoLC)557921104
Online version:
Russell, Jeffrey Burton.
Lucifer, the Devil in the Middle Ages.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1984
(OCoLC)608645583
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Burton Russell
ISBN: 0801415039 9780801415036 080149429X 9780801494291
OCLC Number: 10850391
Description: 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The life of Lucifer --
The Devil in Byzantium --
The Muslim Devil --
Folklore --
Early medieval diabology --
Lucifer in early medieval art and literature --
The Devil and the scholars --
Lucifer in high medieval art and literature --
Lucifer on the stage --
Nominalists, mystics, and witches --
The existence of the Devil.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Burton Russell.

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Drawing on an impressive array of sources from popular religion, art, literature, and drama, as well as from scholastic philosophy, mystical theology, homiletics, and hagiography, Russell provides a  Read more...

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"An attractively written survey of the way the devil appears in art, literature and treatise, during the medieval period, with many signs of an engaging sense of personal commitment to the subject, Read more...

 
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