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Max Harris

Max Harris is the author of five previous books, including Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools (2011) which won the Otto Grundler prize. He has served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Humanities Council and has taught at Yale University and the University of Virginia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Comedy in the Middle Ages Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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... the Holy Family successfully escaped into Egypt. The slaughter of the Innocents was not enacted; the epistle instead celebrated their glorification. For all his anger, Herod failed to find and to kill the one child he really wanted dead (Harris...

White Horses and Imagined Donkeys

Max Harris

Max Harris is the author of five previous books, including Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools (2011) which won the Otto Grundler prize. He has served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Humanities Council and has taught at Yale University and the University of Virginia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christ on a Donkey — Palm Sunday, Triumphal Entries, and Blasphemous Pageants

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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... procession of the ass, and the long history of misleading scholarship on the subject, see Harris, Sacred, 74–85, 107–8. The Song of the Ass also opened the feast of the Circumcision in Sens, but there is no evidence that a live ass accompanied...

Jesus on a Jackass

Max Harris

Max Harris is the author of five previous books, including Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools (2011) which won the Otto Grundler prize. He has served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Humanities Council and has taught at Yale University and the University of Virginia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christ on a Donkey — Palm Sunday, Triumphal Entries, and Blasphemous Pageants

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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...This book might logically (and chronologically) have begun with a close reading of the biblical story of Christ’s entry into Jerusalem, paying careful attention to the underlying Greek and Hebrew texts. Recognizing that some readers might...

Charlemagne’s Birthday Pomp

Max Harris

Max Harris is the author of five previous books, including Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools (2011) which won the Otto Grundler prize. He has served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Humanities Council and has taught at Yale University and the University of Virginia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christ on a Donkey — Palm Sunday, Triumphal Entries, and Blasphemous Pageants

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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... “nostalgia for lost empire” (Clash, 19) and assimilated German Jewish heritage on his study of royal entries, see Harris, “Charlemagne,” 85–86. For a sympathetic and judicious biography of Kantorowicz, including his transition from far-right...

The Horse with Donkey’s Ears

Max Harris

Max Harris is the author of five previous books, including Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools (2011) which won the Otto Grundler prize. He has served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Humanities Council and has taught at Yale University and the University of Virginia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christ on a Donkey — Palm Sunday, Triumphal Entries, and Blasphemous Pageants

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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... vicarious or represented, presence of Christ. Harris, “Processional,” 320–25; Duffy, Stripping, 26. But many medieval and early modern Palm Sunday processions, in an area loosely bounded by the imperial capitals of Aachen, Rome,...

The Donkey that Walked on Water

Max Harris

Max Harris is the author of five previous books, including Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools (2011) which won the Otto Grundler prize. He has served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Humanities Council and has taught at Yale University and the University of Virginia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christ on a Donkey — Palm Sunday, Triumphal Entries, and Blasphemous Pageants

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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...To Speak of an identifiable group of Italian palm donkeys is anachronistic: Italy did not become an independent nation until 1861. The Alpine autonomous region of Trentino-Alto Adige, where references to palmesels are most common, was part...

Baroque Splendour and Catholic Enlightenment

Max Harris

Max Harris is the author of five previous books, including Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools (2011) which won the Otto Grundler prize. He has served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Humanities Council and has taught at Yale University and the University of Virginia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christ on a Donkey — Palm Sunday, Triumphal Entries, and Blasphemous Pageants

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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...In those Parts of Europe that remained Roman Catholic, the fate of palmesels and other Palm Sunday processional images of Christ on a donkey again varied with location. In the predominantly German Holy Roman Empire, as well...

Conclusion: Christ Dismembered and The Bombing of Lübeck

Max Harris

Max Harris is the author of five previous books, including Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools (2011) which won the Otto Grundler prize. He has served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Humanities Council and has taught at Yale University and the University of Virginia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christ on a Donkey — Palm Sunday, Triumphal Entries, and Blasphemous Pageants

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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... a high proportion of incendiaries.” Grayling, Among, 51; see also Harris, Bomber, 105. The resulting firestorm destroyed the cathedral and two of the city’s main churches, along with much of the medieval city centre (Fig. 35). Nearly two...

Introduction: From Pomp to Donkeys

Max Harris

Max Harris is the author of five previous books, including Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools (2011) which won the Otto Grundler prize. He has served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Humanities Council and has taught at Yale University and the University of Virginia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christ on a Donkey — Palm Sunday, Triumphal Entries, and Blasphemous Pageants

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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...On Palm Sunday, 1558, a prosperous English merchant by the name of Anthony Jenkinson was in Moscow, representing both his queen, Elizabeth I, and an international trading enterprise known as the Muscovy Company. While there, he saw Moscow’s...

The Lord God Belongs to the Butchers

Max Harris

Max Harris is the author of five previous books, including Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools (2011) which won the Otto Grundler prize. He has served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Humanities Council and has taught at Yale University and the University of Virginia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christ on a Donkey — Palm Sunday, Triumphal Entries, and Blasphemous Pageants

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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... 260, 282–85. Since 1904 a butchers’ guild has also played a leading role in the Carnival in Oruro, Bolivia (Harris, Carnival, 209). Angele, Altbiberach, 80–81; Schilling, “Religiösen,” 117–18. Stuart, Defiled, 18, 35. Nuremberg’s Carnival...