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Author Archambeau, Nicole, author.

Title Souls under siege : stories of war, plague, and confession in fourteenth-century Provence / Nicole Archambeau
Published Ithaca: Cornell University Press, [2021]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Contents Telling stories of danger in fourteenth-century Provence -- Bertranda Bertomieua and the death of King Robert of Naples, 1343 -- Bishop Philippe Cabassole and the "War of the Seneschals," 1348-1349 -- Master Nicolau Laurens and the mercenary invasion of 1357-1358 -- Lady Andrea Raymon and the great companies, 1361 -- Master Durand Andree and the sacrament of penance as a moment of danger -- Sister Resens de Insula and the desire for certainty -- Lord Giraud de Simiana and the health of body and soul
Summary "Between 1343 and 1363, people in Europe endured two waves of plague and surging mercenary violence. Plague killed an estimated 1/3 of the population while tens of thousands of mercenaries fought in the Hundred Years War, raiding and occupying towns during lulls. This book shows that many people understood both plague and war as spiritual sicknesses that revealed excessive sin" -- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 19, 2021)
Subject Delphina, of Signe, 1284-1360.
Delphina, of Signe, 1284-1360
Delphina, of Signe, 1284-1360.
Healing -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- To 1500
Penance -- History -- France -- Provence -- To 1500
Plague -- France -- Provence -- History -- To 1500
War and society -- France -- Provence -- History -- To 1500
HISTORY / Medieval
Healing -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Manners and customs.
War and society.
France -- Social life and customs -- 1328-1600.
France -- Provence.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2020021652
ISBN 1501753673