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Early History of Greed The Sin of Avarice in Early Medieval Thought and Literature

ISBN-10: 0521026482

ISBN-13: 9780521026482

Edition: N/A

Authors: Richard Newhauser, Alastair Minnis, Patrick Boyde, John Burrow, Rita Copeland

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List price: $57.00
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Rita Copeland is Professor of Classical Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania.

List of abbreviations
Preface
Alms and ascetes, round stones and masons: avarice in the early church
Ascetic transformations I: monks and the laity in eastern Christendom
Ascetic transformations II: soaring eagles or safety in the herd - from anchoritic to cenobitic monasticism
Ascetic transformations III: the Latin west in the fourth and fifth centuries
Secularizing avarice and cupidity
Epilogue: Future perspectives
Appendix
Notes
Bibliography
Indexes