Cosmopolitanism and the Middle Ages

  • Editors
  • John M. Ganim
  • Shayne Aaron Legassie

Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)

About this book


This collection of essays uncovers a wide array of medieval writings on cosmopolitan ethics and politics, writings generally ignored or glossed over in contemporary discourse. Medieval literary fictions and travel accounts provide us with rich contextualizations of the complexities and contradictions of cosmopolitan thought.


Cosmopolitan Medieval Philosophy travel literature crusades Europe fiction kingdom Middle Ages Polis politics Spain

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