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Helena of Britain in medieval legend

Author: A Harbus
Publisher: Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY : D.S. Brewer, 2002.
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Examines the origins, development, political exploitation and decline of the legend of St Helenathis, tracing its momentum and adaptive power from Anglo-Saxon England to the twentieth century. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Legends
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Harbus, A. (Antonina).
Helena of Britain in medieval legend.
Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY : D.S. Brewer, 2002
(DLC) 2002018577
(OCoLC)49421632
Named Person: Helena, Saint; Helena, Saint
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A Harbus
ISBN: 0585443602 9780585443607 9781846150067 184615006X
OCLC Number: 52238455
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 215 pages)
Contents: Helena in late antiquity and the early middle ages --
The Legend in Anglo-Saxon England and Francia --
Magnus Maximus and the Welsh Helena --
Popularisation in the Anglo-Latin histories and the English brut tradition --
Late medieval saints' legendaries --
The legend beyond the middle ages.
Responsibility: Antonina Harbus.
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Expertly traces the evolution of the legend. A thorough, acute and well-written survey, which constitutes a definitive guide to the whole Helena tradition. THE EXPOSITORY TIMESA useful addition to Read more...

 
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