The Resource Curious myths of the Middle Ages : the Sangreal, Pope Joan, the wandering Jew, and others, Sabine Baring-Gould, (electronic resource)

Curious myths of the Middle Ages : the Sangreal, Pope Joan, the wandering Jew, and others, Sabine Baring-Gould, (electronic resource)

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Curious myths of the Middle Ages : the Sangreal, Pope Joan, the wandering Jew, and others
Title
Curious myths of the Middle Ages
Title remainder
the Sangreal, Pope Joan, the wandering Jew, and others
Statement of responsibility
Sabine Baring-Gould
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Language
eng
Summary
One of the most brilliant, eclectic thinkers in Victorian England, the Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould (1834-1924) was intrigued by the grotesque and often savage history of the Middle Ages. The noted author and folklorist's fascination with the period resulted in this absorbing compilation of vintage tales surrounding such figures as William Tell and the Man in the Moon. Twenty-four legendary figures-among others, Saint Patrick, the Pied Piper, knights of the Holy Grail, and St. George-are rejuvenated in this collection for a new audience. In addition to outlines of the myths, the author provides an objective analysis of their origins, relevance, and the extent of their basis in fact. Fascinating sources include Christian adaptations of prehistoric legends, misinterpretations of actual events, and outright fabrications. Accompanying illustrations provide a visual appreciation for these timeless classics. A marvelous introduction to age-old stories, this oft-cited work will be of value and interest to students, scholars, and other readers
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Midwest
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1834-1924
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Baring-Gould, S.
Dewey number
398.2/094/0902
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Dover books on anthropology and folklore
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  • Legends
  • Tales, Medieval
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Curious myths of the Middle Ages : the Sangreal, Pope Joan, the wandering Jew, and others, Sabine Baring-Gould, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486123523
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(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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11602997
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MWT11602997
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Curious myths of the Middle Ages : the Sangreal, Pope Joan, the wandering Jew, and others, Sabine Baring-Gould, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486123523
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11602997
Publisher number
MWT11602997
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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