Journals Higher Education

$29.95

Hardcover

Published: 01 July 2015

416 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190219628


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The Murder of William of Norwich

The Origins of the Blood Libel in Medieval Europe

E. M. Rose

  • Fascinating micro-history of a mysterious 12th-century murder and the ensuing court case--a medieval "True Crimes" meets Philip Marlowe
  • The first book to offer a generally accepted explanation for the origin of the ritual murder accusation that is grounded in immediate historical circumstances
  • Accessible to general readers and intellectually satisfying to those interested in medieval history and religion
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