Item description for Time in the Medieval World by Chris Humphrey...
By exploring some of the more important senses of time which were in circulation in the medieval world, scholars from a wide range of disciplines trace competing definitions and modes of temporality in the middle ages, explaining their influence upon life and culture. The issues explored include anachronism as a feature in earlier senses of time, perceptions of death and of the Last Judgement, time in literary narratives and in music, constructions of time as used in the professions, and original work on the particular systems and technologies which were used for the keeping of time, such as clocks and calendars. Contributors: PAUL BRAND, PETER BURKE, MARY J. CARRUTHERS, DEBORAH DELIYANNIS, CHRISTOPHER HUMPHREY, ROBERT MARKUS, AD PUTTER, HOWARD WILLIAMS.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.46" Width: 6.32" Height: 0.79" Weight: 1.27 lbs.
Release Date Dec 20, 2001
Publisher York Medieval Press
ISBN 1903153085 ISBN13 9781903153086
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More About Chris Humphrey
Chris Humphrey is a Research Associate of the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York.