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Medieval hagiography : an anthology

Author: Thomas Head
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection presents a comprehensive guide to the developments of hagiography and the cult of saints in Western Christendom during the Middle Ages.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Biographie
Biography
Translations
Translations into English
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Head
ISBN: 0415937531 9780415937535 9780815321231 0815321236
OCLC Number: 47282793
Notes: Originally published: New York : Garland Pub., 2000, in series: Garland reference library of the humanities ; v. 1942.
Description: xlix, 834 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Athanasius of Alexandria, Life of St. Antony of Egypt --
Victricius of Rouen, In praise of the saints --
Mark the Deacon, Life of St. Porphyry of Gaza --
Constantine the Great, The empress Helena, and the relics of the holy cross --
Life of the holy virgin Samthann --
Jonas of Bobbio, The abbots of Bobbio from the Life of St. Columbanus --
Dado of Rouen, Life of St. Eligius of Noyon --
Bede, Martyrology --
Einhard, Translation of the relics of Sts. Marcellinus and Peter --
Raguel, Martyrdom of St. Pelagius --
Hrotsvit of Gandersheim, The establishment of the monastery of Gandersheim --
Odilo of Cluny, Epitaph of the august lady, Adelheid --
The cult of relics in the eleventh century --
Peter Damian, Life of St. Romuald of Ravenna --
Life of St. Alexis --
The miracles of St. Ursmer on his journey through Flanders --
Drogo of Sint-Winoksbergen, Life of St. Godelieve --
Hartvic, Life of King Stephen of Hungary --
Guibert of Nogent, On saints and their relics --
A tale of doomsday Colum Cille should have left untold --
Life of the dear friends Amicus and Amelius --
The book of Ely --
The tract on the conversion of Pons of Léras and the true account of the beginning of the monastery at Silvanès --
Thomas of Monmouth, Life and passion of St. William of Norwich --
The Jewish martyrs of Blois --
Liturgical offices for the cult of St. Thomas Becket --
Saga of Bishop Jón of Hólar --
Gautier de Coincy, Miracles of the Virgin Mary --
The cult of Mary Magdalen in late medieval France --
The Lives of St. Margaret of Antioch in late medieval England --
The middle-English version of Jacques de Vitry's Life of St. Marie d'Oignies --
Peter of the Morrone (Pope Celestine V), Autobiography --
The Life of St. David set down by an anchorite at Llanddewibrefi --
The old Czech Life of St. Catherine of Alexandria --
The canonization process for St. Vincent Ferrer --
The mission of Joan of Arc.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Head.

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