Hagiography & The Cult of Saints: The Diocese of Orléans, 8000--1200

Hagiography & The Cult of Saints: The Diocese of Orléans, 8000--1200

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Author: Head, Thomas.

Title: Hagiography & The Cult of Saints: The Diocese of Orléans, 8000--1200.

 

Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. First Edition.

Description: 8vo. xvii, 342 p., ill, maps. The dust-jacket has light wear, small tear to top left corner, with a couple of marks to the rear cover, fading to spine, and is now in a protective jacket. Extensive footnotes with references. Bibliography: (p. 296-330) Very good in Good + dust-jacket. Hardcover.  ISBN: 0521365007.

 

  • Note

    Contents: 1. The Carolingian period -- 2. The Capetian period -- 3. The ideal of sanctity: formation, imitation, and dissemination -- 4. The posthumous patronage of the saints -- 5. Saintly patronage and episcopal authority at the Abbey of Micy -- 6. Saints, abbots, and ecclesiastical politics at Fleury and Pithiviers. 

    Series: Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought ; 4th ser., 14.

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