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Introduction

  • Publication type: Journal article
  • Journal: Cahiers de recherches médiévales et humanistes / Journal of Medieval and Humanistic Studies
    2018 – 2, n° 36
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  • Author: Sciancalepore (Antonella)
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  • Abstract: Anthropophagy was widely exploited in medieval political lexicon as a divide between barbarism and civilization. The following pages explore cannibalistic rituals that played a fundamental role in defining otherness and building the identity of a community. The focus of this examination will be the evidence related to Italian urban areas, given the high concentration of ritual cannibalism testimonies found in fourteenth to sixteenth-century chronicles of the cities of central and northern Italy.
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  • Pages: 333 to 337
  • Last edition: 2019
  • Journal: Journal of Medieval and Humanistic Studies, n° 36

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  • ISBN: 978-2-406-08952-0
  • ISSN: 2115-6360
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-08953-7.p.0333
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Parution date: 01-29-2019
  • Periodicity: Biannual
  • Language: English
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