The Fear of an Apocalyptic Year 1000: Augustinian Historiography, Medieval and Modern

  title={The Fear of an Apocalyptic Year 1000: Augustinian Historiography, Medieval and Modern},
  author={Richard Landes},
  pages={97 - 145}
Malgre les progres de la recherche historique depuis 1900, des medievistes continuent de soutenir l'idee que le passage a l'an 1000 n'a souleve aucune attente apocalyptique. Le but de cet article est de reconsiderer le probleme dans la perspective d'une interpretation plus sophistiquee du phenomene rendue possible par deux generations d'erudits millenaristes. L'A. propose d'abord des definitions, puis examine plusieurs courants opposes dans le christianisme des alentours de l'an 1000 qui… Expand
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