Medieval Bodies: Life, Death and Art in the Middle Ages


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Dripping with blood and gold, fetishised and tortured, gateway to earthly delights and point of contact with the divine, forcibly divided and powerful even beyond death, there was no territory more contested than the body in the medieval world. In ‘Medieval Bodies’, art historian Jack Hartnell uncovers the complex and fascinating ways in which the people of the Middle Ages thought about, explored and experienced their physical selves.

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Dripping with blood and gold, fetishised and tortured, gateway to earthly delights and point of contact with the divine, forcibly divided and powerful even beyond death, there was no territory more contested than the body in the medieval world. In ‘Medieval Bodies’, art historian Jack Hartnell uncovers the complex and fascinating ways in which the people of the Middle Ages thought about, explored and experienced their physical selves.

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Author Jack Hartnell Published by Wellcome Collection ISBN 9781781256800 EAN 9781781256800 Bic Code A Cover Paperback

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