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Furta Sacra: Thefts of Relics in the Central Middle Ages, Geary, Patrick J.
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Author Name:    Geary, Patrick J.

Title:   Furta Sacra: Thefts of Relics in the Central Middle Ages

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Princeton University Press 

ISBN Number:   0691008620 / 9780691008622

Seller ID:   ING9780691008622

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To obtain sacred relics, medieval monks plundered tombs, avaricious merchants raided churches, and relic-mongers scoured the Roman catacombs. In a revised edition of "Furta Sacra," Patrick Geary considers the social and cultural context for these acts, asking how the relics were perceived and why the thefts met with the approval of medieval Christians.



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