Saints and cities in medieval Italy



Publisher: Manchester University Press, Publisher: Distributed in the USA by Palgrave in Manchester, UK, New York, New York

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Subjects:

  • Christian saints -- Italy -- Biography.,
  • Cities and towns, Medieval -- Italy -- Religious life and customs.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-258) and index.

Statementselected sources translated and annotated with an introduction by Diana Webb.
GenreBiography.
SeriesManchester medieval sources series
ContributionsWebb, Diana.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4659.I8 S22 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination261 p. ;
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21321579M
ISBN 100719072921, 071907293X
ISBN 109780719072925, 9780719072932

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Here translated into English and in full for the first time, they shed light on the ways in which both lay men and women sought God in the urban environment, and how they were understood and described by contemporaries.

Only one of these saints (Homobonus of Cremona) was formally. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Manchester Medieval Sources MUP: Saints and Cities in Medieval Italy (, Hardcover) at the. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Saints and Cities in Medieval Italy (Manchester Medieval Sources) by Diana Webb, JManchester University Press edition, Paperback in EnglishCited by: 3. Saints and cities in medieval Italy Author: Diana Webb. The saints' Lives in this book were written in Italy in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.

Here translated into English and in full for the first time, they shed light on the ways in which both lay men and women sought God in the urban environment, and how they were understood and Cited by: 3.

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AD: History and Hagiography in Ten Biographies (Durham Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Format: Paperback. The saints’ Christianisation of the cities to which they were dispatched speaks to the wider processes which saw a Church hierarchy emerge in early medieval Italy, and through this we can see glimmers of local urban rivalries (for instance in the anti-Milanese tone of the Life of Sirus of Pavia).

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Over the past fifty years or so, medieval Italy has been a vibrant area of scholarly research as new documents have been discovered and modern methodologies, questions, and theory have been. Medieval Italian saints‎ (1 C, P) R Saints from Roman Italy‎ (91 P) Italian Roman Catholic saints‎ ( P) S Sicilian saints‎ (39 P) Σ Italian saint stubs‎ ( P) Pages in category "Italian saints" The following pages are in this category, out of total.

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This book provides the first translation into English of the Latin biographies of nine holy men and one archangel who became the patron saints of the areas where they evangelized, documenting the conversion of pagan Roman Italy to Christianity at the dawn of the Middle Ages.

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Other Cities. Extracts From the Roll-Book of the Arte Della Seta [The Silk Guild], Lucca ; The Commune of Bugelle (Biella): Documents and Statutes Part I, (or in PDF format here) and Part II, (or in PDF format here) th Century, full texts in Latin and English.

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Durham Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Translations 5. xii, pp. plus 2 plates. ISBN • Paper • $ This book provides the first translation into English of the Latin biographies of nine holy men and one archangel who became the patron saints of the areas where they evangelized, documenting the conversion of pagan Roman Italy to Christianity at the dawn of.

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The Book of the Maidservant by Rebecca Barnhouse. “Johanna is a serving girl to Dame Margery Kempe, a renowned medieval holy woman. Dame Margery feels the suffering the Virgin Mary felt for her son, but cares little for the misery she sees every day.

When she announces that Johanna will accompany her on a pilgrimage to Rome, the suffering Author: Kristen Mcquinn. Book Description: Among the many states of late medieval Italy, one stands out for its unfamiliarity to an English audience and for its neglect in historical research: that of the Este family, lords (later Dukes) of the cities of Ferrara, Modena and Reggio in northern Italy.

This book is the first modern attempt to provide a detailed analysis. Visiting a villa built by Lorenzo de Medici outside Pisa, David Gilmour fell into conversation about the unification of Italy with a distinguished former minister: ''You know, Davide,' he said in a low conspiratorial voice, as if uttering a heresy, 'Garibaldi did Italy a great disservice.4/5.

Cities, Texts and Social Networks examines the experiences of urban life from late antiquity through the close of the fifteenth century, in regions ranging from late Imperial Rome to Muslim Syria, Iraq and al-Andalus, England, the territories of medieval Francia, Flanders, the Book Edition: 1st Edition.These Lives or Passions recorded for early medieval audiences the difficulties their local patron saints encountered in promoting the new religion, and their sufferings at the hands of resistant pagans and Roman authorities – ordeals that qualified these saints as special protectors or .Tables on Population in Medieval Europe.

AREA Greece/Balkans 5 3 5 6 Italy 4 5 10 Spain/Portugal 4 7 9 7 Total - South 13 9 17 25 19 France/Low countries 5 3 6 19 12 British Isles This text is part of the Internet Medieval Source Book.

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