world-view of a thirteenth-century Parisian intellectual Jean de Meun and the "Roman de la Rose" by Norman Cohn

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  • Jean, -- de Meung.,
  • Guillaume, -- de Lorris, -- fl. 1230.

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Inaugural lecture, King"s College Newcastle Upon Tyne, 1960.

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