The Cheese and the Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-Century Miller
The Cheese and the Worms is a study of the popular culture in the sixteenth century as seen through the eyes of one man, a miller brought to trial during the Inquisition. Carlo Ginzburg uses the trial records of Domenico Scandella, a miller also known as Menocchio, to show how one person responded to the confusing political and religious conditions of his time.
For a common miller, Menocchio was surprisingly literate. In his trial testimony he made references to more than a dozen books, including the Bible, Boccaccio's Decameron, Mandeville's Travels, and a "mysterious" book that may have been the Koran. And what he read he recast in terms familiar to him, as in his own version of the creation: "All was chaos, that is earth, air, water, and fire were mixed together; and of that bulk a mass formed—just as cheese is made out of milk—and worms appeared in it, and these were the angels."
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Review: The Cheese and the Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-century MillerUser Review - Aaron Kent - Goodreads
Id pair this with "The Faithful Executioner" for the reader who's interested in seeing how carefree life was for the peasantry during and after the renaissance. Read full review
Review: The Cheese and the Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-century MillerUser Review - Robert Giambo - Goodreads
A bit too academic for my taste. Read full review
From Concordia to Portogruaro 6 To speak out against his superiors
An archaic society
They oppress the poor
A miller a painter a buffoon
I dont know
Two spirits seven souls four elements
A new way of life
To kill priests SO 42 A new world
Readers of the town
Printed pages and fantastic opinions
The temple of the virgins
The father of Christ
Pigmies and cannibals
God of nature
The three rings
Written culture and oral culture
Mythical cheeses and real cheeses
The monopoly over know ledge
The words of the Fioretio
The function of metaphors
End of the interrogations
Letter to the judges
Return to the town
Vanities and dreams 206
Oh great omnipotent and holy God 208
If only I had died when I was fifteen
Master steward and workers 62
Index of Names
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