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The Oxford dictionary of saints

Author: David Hugh Farmer
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Searchable database of information taken from the fourth edition of The Oxford dictionary of saints by David Hugh Farmer. Resource contains more than 1,300 entries of saints including those recently canonized.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Electronic books
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Farmer, David Hugh.
Oxford dictionary of saints.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(DLC) 97012837
(OCoLC)36597843
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Hugh Farmer
ISBN: 0585110344 9780585110349 9780192800589 0192800582
OCLC Number: 43476201
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 547 pages).
Contents: Saints --
Principal patronages of saints --
Principal iconographical emblems of saints --
Calendar of the principal feasts --
Patron saints of countries and towns --
Maps of pilgrimage sites --
Pilgrimage sites in Great Britain and Ireland --
Pilgrimage sites in Europe --
Pilgrimage sites in Holy Land --
Pilgrimage sites in North America --
Pilgrimage sites in South America.
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Responsibility: David Hugh Farmer.

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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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