Visions of Heaven & Hell before Dante (Paperback)

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This essential and widely used collection of visions of heaven and hell, the first in English, presents new translations of two visions and newly edited versions of previously translated ones. Describes the place of these works in medieval literature and provides a helpful resource for studying elements of medieval religion. Includes: St. Peter's Apocalypse, St. Paul's Apocalypse, St. Brendan's Voyage, St. Patrick's Purgatory, and the Visions of Furseus, Drythelm, Wetti, Charles the Fat, Tundale, the Monk of Evesham, and Thurkill. Bibliography, index, glossary, notes, illustrated.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780934977142
ISBN-10: 0934977143
Publisher: Italica Press
Publication Date: March 22nd, 2009
Pages: 318
Language: English