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Monodies and the relics of saints : the autobiography and a manifesto of a French monk from the time of the crusades

Author: Guibert, Abbot of Nogent-sous-Coucy; Joseph McAlhany; Jay Rubenstein
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2011
Series: Penguin classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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The first Western autobiography since Augustine's "Confessions", "The Monodies" is set against the backdrop of the First Crusade and offers stunning insights into medieval society. As Guibert of Nogent intimately recounts his early years, monastic life, and the bloody uprising at Laon in 1112, we witness a world - and a mind - populated by royals, heretics, nuns, witches, and devils, and come to understand just how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Guibert, Abbot of Nogent-sous-Coucy; Jesus Christ
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guibert, Abbot of Nogent-sous-Coucy; Joseph McAlhany; Jay Rubenstein
ISBN: 9780143106302 0143106309
OCLC Number: 873591678
Language Note: Translated from the Latin
Notes: Originaltitel: De vita sua
Description: xxxix, 355 s. : map
Series Title: Penguin classics
Other Titles: On the relics of saints
Responsibility: Guibert of Nogent ; translated by Joseph McAlhany and Jay Rubenstein ; introduction and notes by Jay Rubenstein

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Offers insights into medieval society. This title recounts Guibert of Nogent's early years, monastic life, and the bloody uprising at Laon in 1112, lets us witness a world populated by royals,  Read more...

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The fascination of this elegantly translated volume lies in Guibert's perceptions of his own time, so utterly different from the worldview of a modern Westerner. Jay Rubenstein is a learned, witty, Read more...

 
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