Scott G. Bruce

Scott G. Bruce (PhD, Princeton University, 2000) is professor of medieval history at Fordham University. A scholar of the history of Christianity in the Middle Ages, he has written widely on the frontiers of the monastic imagination in premodern Europe. Bruce’s books treat a diverse range of topics in medieval religious and cultural history, from monastic sign language to European perceptions of Islam in the Middle Ages. He has recently edited two historical anthologies for Penguin Classics: The Penguin Book of the Undead (2016) and The Penguin Book of Hell (2018).


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Dismal Shores of Acheron: Touring Hell with Penguin Classics


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