Roasting the Pig

A Vision of Cluny, Cockaigne and the Treatise of Garcia of Toledo

by Paul N. Morris

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Institution: UCLA Los Angeles
Advisor(s): Teofilo F. Ruiz, Patrick J. Geary, John Dagenias
Degree: BA Honors
Year: 2001
Volume: 126 pages
ISBN-10: 1581123639
ISBN-13: 9781581123630


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.