The Resource The pursuit of the millennium : revolutionary millenarians and mystical anarchists of the Middle Ages, Norman Cohn

The pursuit of the millennium : revolutionary millenarians and mystical anarchists of the Middle Ages, Norman Cohn

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The pursuit of the millennium : revolutionary millenarians and mystical anarchists of the Middle Ages
Title
The pursuit of the millennium
Title remainder
revolutionary millenarians and mystical anarchists of the Middle Ages
Statement of responsibility
Norman Cohn
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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1915-2007
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Cohn, Norman
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
BR270
LC item number
.C6 1970b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Church history
  • Sects, Medieval
  • Millennium (Eschatology)
  • Sectas medievales
  • Église
  • Sectes médiévales
  • Millénium
  • Church history
  • Millennium (Eschatology)
  • Sects, Medieval
  • Millenium
  • Millénarisme
  • Histoire
  • Moyen Âge
  • Häretiker
  • Europe de l'Ouest
  • Europa
Label
The pursuit of the millennium : revolutionary millenarians and mystical anarchists of the Middle Ages, Norman Cohn
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Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 372-399
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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Contents
Foreword -- Introduction: the scope of this book -- 1. The tradition of apocalyptic prophecy -- Jewish and early Christian apocalyptic -- The apocalyptic tradition in medieval Europe -- 2. The tradition of religious dissent -- The ideal of the apostolic life -- Some early messiahs -- 3. The Messianism of the disoriented poor -- The impact of rapid social change -- The poor in the first crusades -- 4. The saints against the hosts of Antichrist -- Saviours in the Last Days -- The demonic hosts -- Phantasy, anxiety, and social myth -- 5. In the backwash of the Crusades -- The Pseudo-Baldwin and the "Master of Hungary" -- The last crusades of the poor -- 6. The Emperor Frederick as messiah -- Joachite prophecy and Frederick II -- The resurrection of Frederick -- Manifestoes for a future Frederick -- 7. An elite of self-immolating redeemers -- The genesis of the flagellant movement -- Revolutionary flagellants -- The secret flagellants of Thuringia -- 8. An elite of amoral supermen (I) -- The heresy of the Free Spirit -- The Amaurians -- The sociology of the Free Spirit -- 9. An elite of amoral supermen (II) -- The spread of the movement -- The way to self-deification -- The doctrine of mystical anarchism -- 10. The egalitarian state of nature -- In the thought of antiquity -- In patristic and medieval thought -- 11. The egalitarian millennium (I) -- Marginalia to the English Peasants' Revolt -- The Taborite Apocalypse -- Anarcho-communism in Bohemia -- 12. The egalitarian millennium (II) -- The drummer of Niklashausen -- Thomas Müntzer -- 13. The egalitarian millennium (III) -- Anabaptism and social unrest -- Münster as the New Jerusalem -- The messianic reign of John of Leyden -- Conclusion -- Appendix: The "Free Spirit" in Cromwell's England: the Ranters and their literature
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Rev. and expanded ed.
Extent
412 pages
Isbn
9780195994568
Lccn
79012811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00075726
  • (OCoLC)ocm00075726
Label
The pursuit of the millennium : revolutionary millenarians and mystical anarchists of the Middle Ages, Norman Cohn
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 372-399
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction: the scope of this book -- 1. The tradition of apocalyptic prophecy -- Jewish and early Christian apocalyptic -- The apocalyptic tradition in medieval Europe -- 2. The tradition of religious dissent -- The ideal of the apostolic life -- Some early messiahs -- 3. The Messianism of the disoriented poor -- The impact of rapid social change -- The poor in the first crusades -- 4. The saints against the hosts of Antichrist -- Saviours in the Last Days -- The demonic hosts -- Phantasy, anxiety, and social myth -- 5. In the backwash of the Crusades -- The Pseudo-Baldwin and the "Master of Hungary" -- The last crusades of the poor -- 6. The Emperor Frederick as messiah -- Joachite prophecy and Frederick II -- The resurrection of Frederick -- Manifestoes for a future Frederick -- 7. An elite of self-immolating redeemers -- The genesis of the flagellant movement -- Revolutionary flagellants -- The secret flagellants of Thuringia -- 8. An elite of amoral supermen (I) -- The heresy of the Free Spirit -- The Amaurians -- The sociology of the Free Spirit -- 9. An elite of amoral supermen (II) -- The spread of the movement -- The way to self-deification -- The doctrine of mystical anarchism -- 10. The egalitarian state of nature -- In the thought of antiquity -- In patristic and medieval thought -- 11. The egalitarian millennium (I) -- Marginalia to the English Peasants' Revolt -- The Taborite Apocalypse -- Anarcho-communism in Bohemia -- 12. The egalitarian millennium (II) -- The drummer of Niklashausen -- Thomas Müntzer -- 13. The egalitarian millennium (III) -- Anabaptism and social unrest -- Münster as the New Jerusalem -- The messianic reign of John of Leyden -- Conclusion -- Appendix: The "Free Spirit" in Cromwell's England: the Ranters and their literature
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Rev. and expanded ed.
Extent
412 pages
Isbn
9780195994568
Lccn
79012811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00075726
  • (OCoLC)ocm00075726

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