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The Oxford dictionary of saints

Author: David Hugh Farmer
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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From the famous to the obscure, this book provides concise accounts of the lives, cults, and artistic associations of over 1300 saints. Revised and updated for this new edition, it includes new  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Dictionaries
Biographies
Biography Dictionaries
Biographies Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Hugh Farmer
ISBN: 0192800582 9780192800589
OCLC Number: 36597843
Description: xxv, 547 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Saints. -Appendices: Principal patronages of saints. Principal iconographical emblems of saints. Index of places. -Calendar of principal feasts. Patron saints of countries and towns.
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Responsibility: David Hugh Farmer.
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