Sex, Dissidence and Damnation: Minority Groups in the Middle Ages

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Sex, Dissidence and Damnation: Minority Groups in the Middle Ages - Richards, Jeffrey

For the authorities in medieval Europe, both secular and ecclesiastical, dissent struck at the roots of an ordered, settled world. To allow a single heretic to escape just punishment would, it was believed, result in the decay and dissolution of the whole structure of society. So dissent was to be crushed - initially by reason and argument, but ... Read More

Sex, Dissidence and Damnation: Minority Groups in the Middle Ages 1994, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415071475

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