Hermit's Cookbook: Monks, Food and Fasting in the Middle Ages

Hermit's Cookbook: Monks, Food and Fasting in the Middle Ages

by Andrew Jotischky
     
 

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How did medieval hermits survive on their self-denying diet? What did they eat, and how did unethical monks get around the rules?

Overview

How did medieval hermits survive on their self-denying diet? What did they eat, and how did unethical monks get around the rules?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826423931
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
07/21/2011
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Andrew Jotischky is Professor of Medieval History at Lancaster University, UK. He has published widely on aspects of medieval religious history; his principal publications include Crusading and the Crusader States (2004), and The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Bible Lands, with Caroline Hull (2009).

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