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The ages of man : a study in medieval writing and thought

Author: J A Burrow
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press, 1986.
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Scholars in Medieval Europe divided human life into three, four, six or seven "ages of man" and so related it to the larger orders of nature and history. Burrows examines the expression and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burrow, J.A. (John Anthony).
Ages of man.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press, 1986
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J A Burrow
ISBN: 0198111886 9780198111887 0198117558 9780198117551
OCLC Number: 12945108
Description: ix, 211 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Nature --
Time --
Ideals of transcendence --
Ideals of nature.
Responsibility: J.A. Burrow.
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