The thief, the cross and the wheel pain and the spectacle of punishment in medieval and renaissance Europe (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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The thief, the cross and the wheel pain and the spectacle of punishment in medieval and renaissance Europe

Author: Mitchell B Merback
Publisher: London Reaktion 2001
Series: Picturing history
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When spectators in the Middle Ages examined images of Christ's crucifixion on Mount Calvary, did they ever consider them as representations of capital punishment? This book traces out the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell B Merback
ISBN: 1861890982 9781861890986
OCLC Number: 933609057
Notes: Originally published: 1998.
Awards: Short-listed for Longman/History Today Book of the Year Prize 2000
Description: 351 Seiten Illustrationen 24 cm
Series Title: Picturing history
Responsibility: Mitchell B. Merback

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'This is a rich and learned book - whose lively contemplations make well-known images of the past pulsate vibrantly, as they must have done for some who viewed them half a millennium ago.' - TLS Read more...

 
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