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Saracens, Demons, & Jews: Making Monsters in Medieval Art
During the crusades, Ethiopians, Jews, Muslims, and Mongols were branded enemies of the Christian majority. Illustrated with strikingly imaginative and still disturbing images, this book reveals the outrageously pejorative ways these rejected social groups were represented--often as monsters, demons, or freaks of nature. Such monstrous images of non-Christians were not rar ...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published June 16th 2003 by Princeton University Press
(first published May 27th 2003)
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