The Feast of Saint Abraham: Medieval Millenarians and the Jews

The Feast of Saint Abraham: Medieval Millenarians and the Jews

by Robert E. Lerner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812235678
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date: 09/25/2000
Series: The Middle Ages Series
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Robert E. Lerner is Professor of History and Peter B. Ritzma Professor in the Humanities at Northwestern University. He is the author or coauthor of many books, including The Age of Adversity: The Fourteenth Century (1968) and Western Civilizations, 13/e (1998).

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1Introducing Joachim of Fiore5
2Joachim and the Jews: the Reunion of Shem and Japheth23
3The Trip to Paris38
4The New Jerusalem of Peter Olivi54
5The Prophet Immured: John of Rupescissa73
6Frederick of Brunswick89
7Francesc Eiximenis101
8Nicholas of Buldesdorf111
Conclusion118
Abbreviations123
Notes125
Index of Manuscripts Cited179
General Index181
Acknowledgments185

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