Monkeying around (Google Books)

Medieval Art – Page 184
Veronica Sekules, ‎Head of Education Sainsbury Centre Veronica Sekules, ‎Veronica (Head of Education Sekules, Sainsbury Centre University of East Anglia) – 2001 – ‎Preview
They recall in their unfortunate servitude crouching corbel figures in medieval churches, which join knees to breast in a posture that … As if celebrating their conquests, a carni- valesque ball is taking place below them to the sounds of an orchestra composed of monkeys, dogs, goats, and hares, … Either way, there is a strong element of fun at the expense of higher clergy, which may indeed be intentional …
Animaltown: Beasts in Medieval Urban Space
Alice Mathea Choyke, ‎Gerhard Jaritz – 2017 – ‎No preview
” … comprises peer-reviewed papers based on a conference held in 2008, ‘Fauna and Medieval Urban Space’, at the Medieval Studies Department of the Central European University and organized by the editors …”–Page 1.
Handbook to Life in the Medieval World, 3-Volume Set
Madeleine Pelner Cosman, ‎Linda Gale Jones – 2009 – ‎Preview
gious and secular medieval literature in order to instruct the audience in proper conduct in an entertaining way. … His Disciplina clericalis (Ecclesiastical Discipline), a collection of moralizing tales to guide the clergy, drew extensively on Jewish and Arabic … Gracing the shoulders of acrobats and entertainers in town squares and the laps of court ladies, monkeys were so commonplace that even toll …
Perceptions of Magic in Medieval Spanish Literature – Page 147
Jennifer M. Corry – 2005 – ‎Preview – ‎More editions
… superior spirit hands. A sorcerer appears, although without a demon, in the story of the “Monkey and the Medicine” (Calila 1984, 339). In this story, a monkey finds … that cannot be cured. The rescue of souls would be better left to the clergy.
Medieval Pets
Kathleen Walker-Meikle – 2012 – ‎Preview
An engaging and informative survey of medieval pet keeping which also examines their representation in art and literature.
The Clergy in the Medieval World
Julia Barrow – 2015 – ‎Preview – ‎More editions
The first broad-ranging social history in English of the medieval secular clergy.
The decline of the Medieval Church – Volume 2 – Page 452
Alexander Clarence Flick – 1967 – ‎Snippet view – ‎More editions
salvation for Christendom.1 The clergy did not themselves observe the fasts which they imposed upon the laity, … Thus the clergy not only lowered their own spirituality, but also corrupted the laity. … Parrots and monkeys were common.
Saints, Clergy and Other Religious Figures on Film and Television, …
Ann C. Paietta – 2005 – ‎Preview – ‎More editions
… 775 marijuana 37 Marquis de Sade 688 martyrdom 66–68, 512, 513,535, 576, 652, 687, 749, 833,838 medieval times 26, … 926 monkeys see apes and monkeys Monte Cassino 567, 782 Mormon 31, 107,569, 835 mullah 918 murder 3, 13, …
Artifacts from Medieval Europe – Page 142
James B. Tschen-Emmons – 2015 – ‎Preview – ‎More editions
… died of disease or malnutrition. this evidence suggests that medieval people in general probably suffered from similar ills. those with even … in the margins of many manuscripts, one can find defecating people or animals—monkeys were popular—as well as images of … the artwork beneath the seats used by clergy in many churches, sometimes depicted similar themes (see the entry for “misericord”) …
The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follett – 2010 – ‎Preview – ‎More editions
A spellbinding epic tale of ambition, anarchy, and absolute power set against the sprawling medieval canvas of twelfth-century England, this is Ken Follett’s historical masterpiece.

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