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St. Demetrius of Thessalonica : cult and devotion in the Middle Ages

Author: Eugenia Russell
Publisher: Oxford England ; New York : Peter Lang, ©2010
Series: Byzantine and neohellenic studies, v. 6
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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The cult of St Demetrius is of considerable age but it peaked with the emergence of his city, Thessalonica, as a prominent political and cultural centre in late Byzantium. This book examines the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
St. Demetrius of Thessalonica.
Oxford England ; New York : Peter Lang, ©2010
(DLC) 2010006570
Named Person: Demetrius, Saint
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eugenia Russell
ISBN: 9783034301817 3034301812 9783034301817 9783035300062 3035300062
OCLC Number: 897202058
Language Note: Containes passages in Greek with English translation
Description: 1 online resource (213 p.)
Contents: Introduction: cult and devotion in the city of Demetrius --
Intertextuality in the Encomia --
Convention and originality: the athlete of Christ --
Internal literary evidence for the festival of the saint --
Signs of the times: responses to contemporary life
Series Title: Byzantine and neohellenic studies, v. 6
Other Titles: Saint Demetrius of Thessalonica
Responsibility: Eugenia Russell

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