Roasting the Pig
A Vision of Cluny, Cockaigne and the Treatise of Garcia of Toledo
|Institution:||UCLA Los Angeles|
|Advisor(s):||Teofilo F. Ruiz, Patrick J. Geary, John Dagenias|
This thesis, examining the Treatise of Garcia of Toledo, explores the connection between the legend of Cockaigne and its connection with the powerful monastic foundation of Cluny. The Treatise was written as a condemnation of Cluniac influence in 11th and 12th century Spain.