In the late Middle Ages, during the Christmas season or immediately thereafter, a mass of drinkers was celebrated in the convents, which constituted a learned parody of the mass. The church turned into a tavern and the participants were making the ritual in parodic form. The occasion was the Carnival, the festival par excellence, in which the values of the belly, honored by food and abundant wine, took revenge on hunger, morals, and the balance of the mind. This is the world celebrated by Rabelais, but as vigorously opposed by purists intellectuals, both in the context of reform and in Catholic

Il mito della taverna nell'altro Rinascimento

Imbriani Eugenio
2020

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In the late Middle Ages, during the Christmas season or immediately thereafter, a mass of drinkers was celebrated in the convents, which constituted a learned parody of the mass. The church turned into a tavern and the participants were making the ritual in parodic form. The occasion was the Carnival, the festival par excellence, in which the values of the belly, honored by food and abundant wine, took revenge on hunger, morals, and the balance of the mind. This is the world celebrated by Rabelais, but as vigorously opposed by purists intellectuals, both in the context of reform and in Catholic
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