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Medieval saints

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Published by Broadview Press in Peterborough, Ont, Orchard Park, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Christian saints -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600 -- Sources.,
    • Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500 -- Sources.,
    • Europe -- Church history -- 600-1500 -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Mary-Ann Stouck.
      SeriesReadings in medieval civilizations and cultures ;, 4
      ContributionsStouck, Mary-Ann, 1941-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX4654 .M43 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 637 p. :
      Number of Pages637
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL96454M
      ISBN 101551111012
      LC Control Number99208786
      OCLC/WorldCa39905405

      Female saints of medieval England‎ (40 P) S Saints of Norfolk‎ (2 P) Yorkshire saints‎ (20 P) Pages in category "Medieval English saints" The following 67 pages are in this category, out of 67 total. This list may not reflect recent changes. A. Adela of Normandy;. Though medieval "saints' lives" are among the oldest literary texts of Western vernacular culture, they are routinely patronized as "pious fiction" by modern historiography. This book demonstrates that to characterize the genre as fiction is to misunderstand the intentions of medieval authors, who were neither credulous fools nor men blinded by s: 1.

      A short reader of medieval saints / Published: () Tradition & diversity: Christianity in a world context to / by: Jolly, Karen Louise. Published: () Medieval Christianity: a new history / by: Madigan, Kevin, Published: ().   10 of the Very Best Books About the Saints. Athanasius to Leo), Medieval Doctors (Sts. Gregory to Catherine of Siena), and finally Modern .

      book, a serpent in a chalice, cauldron, eagle: Jude: sword, square rule, club, ship: Judas Iscariot: thirty pieces of silver: Matthew: angel: Peter: Keys of Heaven, boat, fish, rooster, pallium, papal vestments; man crucified head downwards on an inverted cross, vested as an Apostle, holding a book or scroll. Iconographically, he is depicted with a bushy white beard and white hair, and wearing a blue robe and . Books on Images of Saints Search the name of your saint in the UNT Libraries catalog to find books that are all about your saint or have a chapter on your saint. Also be sure to check for your saint in the books listed on the " Iconography of Saints " tab in this : Rebecca Barham.


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Medieval Saints book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This text includes a number of writings by or about women saints, as well /5. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The saint and animal story in medieval saints' Lives has a long tradition - explored in detail here.

The volume ranges from the very beginning of the genre in the Late Antique east, through the early medieval western European adaptations, including in Ireland, to the twelfth century, to its conclusion with a new assessment of Saint Francis' dealings with by: "A collection remarkable both for its range and for its respect for the richness of the individual texts.

Through it the reader will be able to trace the origin, the diffusion and the many layers of meaning of a central element of Christianity for a period of well over a millennium.

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Contending that the study of hagiography is significant both for a consideration of medieval literature and for current theoretical debates in medieval studies, this book considers a range of Old French and Anglo-Norman texts, using modern theories of kinship and community to show how saints' lives construe social and sexual : Emma Campbell.

Medieval Saints: A Reader (Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures) by Mary (18 used & new offers) A Short Reader of Medieval Saints (Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures) by Mary-Ann Stouck | Nov 1, Paperback $ $ Get it as soon (Plantagenets Book 2) by Sharon Kay Penman out of 5.

The saint and animal story in medieval saints' Lives has a long tradition - explored in detail here. The volume ranges from the very beginning of the genre in the Late Antique east, through the 2/5(1).

Medieval Christians often chose particular saints as special guardians for individuals, groups, and even specific professions. Various types of Illuminated books, including inspirational biographies and private prayer books, encouraged prayer, spread legends of the saints' pious acts, and honored their legacy.

Also shown with the Virgin and four female Saints appearing to him, or with his finger on his lips. Peter the Apostle. a bearded man, often depicted in medieval papal garb, holding the Key to the Kingdom.

Often depicted being crucified upside-down. (LS) (Can. Comm.) Philip Neri: a bearded man, sometime shown in religious ecstasy: Philip the. This short reader includes selections from Stouck's longer volume, Medieval Saints: A Reader, along with new material.

It is designed to briefly introduce students to many of the most famous and representative saints of the age, and can be used to supplement other texts in a more general medieval history : $ Depicting the lives of the saints in an array of factual and fictional stories, The Golden Legend was perhaps the most widely read book, after the Bible, during the late Middle Ages.

It was compiled around by Jacobus de Voragine, a scholarly friar and later archbishop of Genoa, whose purpose was to captivate, encourage, and edify the faithful, while preserving a vast store of information pertaining to Cited by:   This ground-breaking book brings theoretical perspectives from twenty-first century media, film, and cultural studies to medieval hagiography.

Medieval Saints and Modern Screens stakes the claim for a provocative new methodological intervention: consideration of hagiography as media. More precisely, hagiography is most productively understood as cinematic media.

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Create a history lesson on the spiritual devotion and dedication of the middle ages with books on the major saints and monks. Several of the reading recommendations listed below are simple enough to appeal to all elementary ages. Medieval Saints is a collection remarkable both for its range and for its respect for the richness of the individual texts.

Through it the reader will be able to trace the origin, the diffusion and the many layers of meaning of a central element of Christianity for a period of well over a millennium. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This category is for Christain saints of the Middle Ages period of history, from the decline and final collapse of the Western Roman Empire in to AD.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Medieval Christian saints. Medieval Christians venerated saints and asked for their help as patrons and protectors. Whilst the most intense devotions were generally reserved for Christ and the Virgin Mary, medieval prayer-books also reveal this deep personal connection that people felt with saints.

This short reader includes selections from Stouck's longer volume, Medieval Saints: A Reader, along with new is designed to briefly introduce students to many of the most famous and representative saints of the age, and can be used to supplement other texts in a more general medieval Author: Mary-Ann Stouck.A psalter is a volume containing the Book of Psalms, often with other devotional material bound in as well, such as a liturgical calendar and litany of the the emergence of the book of hours in the Late Middle Ages, psalters were the books most widely owned by wealthy lay were commonly used for learning to read.

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