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Edited with a facing-page English translation from the Latin text by: His comments on monasticism are quite amusing. Pages with related products.

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Sananab marked it as to-read Feb 13, Because of the vast area of topics that Map writes about heretics, foundations of various monastic orders, apparitions, Gillescop the Scot, the Hospitality of the Welsh, the Haunted Shoemaker of Constantinople it is impossible for me go into more depth besides in the topic that I am most interested in – the anti-Cistercian writings of the Late 12th Century. MC JustMatt added it Jan 14, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Smileybakerstreet24 marked it as to-read Sep 11, Chloe marked it as to-read Oct 29, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Bernard one of the great voices of the Cistercian order could not perform miracles he set out to do, how the Cistercians cannot “serve God without Mammom,” and how they are told to live in deserts and deserted places so they create their uninhabited regions by burning down villages and other churches.

Demeter added it Jun 10, Courtiers’ Trifles by Walter Map. It curilaium composed of stories including some of the earliest werewolf stories, tales of demonic infanticide, great huntshistorical tidbits the section on the Byzantine empire is entirely incomprehensibleand diatribes against religious orders and women. Stephanie marked it as to-read May 03, Write a customer review.


Trivia About de Nugis Curialiu Keri marked it as to-read Jul 26, His history is very fantastic and mythological. The actual stories are in Latin and therefore I cannot read what I purposefully bought the book for. My fault, not the book.

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I should have asked questions further before purchasing. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. So if your looking to read these stories in English, this is not the book. Rim marked it as to-read May 02, However, Map aims his attack primarily and most fiercely against the Cistercians while saying relatively nice things about the Grandimontines, Gilbertines, and Cathusians. De Nugis shifts from straightforward satire and invective against the court and the Mirror of Princes genre to satire on the religious orders, especially the Cistercians.