Forgeries and historical writing in England, France, and Flanders, 900-1200

Robert F. Berkhofer III

What modern scholars call "forgeries" (be they texts, seals, coins, or relics) flourished in the central Middle Ages. Although lying was considered wrong throughout the period, such condemnation apparently did not extend to forgeries. Rewriting documents was especially common among monks,...

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Main Author: Berkhofer, Robert F., III, 1966- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Woodbridge : The Boydell Press, 2022.
Series:Medieval documentary cultures ; [1]
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Physical Description:xi, 331 pages : map ; 24 cm.
ISBN(s):9781783276912 : hardback
9781800105287 : ePub ebook
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