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The Resource Constructing a cult : the life and veneration of Guđmundr Arason (1161-1237) in the Icelandic written sources, edited by Joanna A. Skórzewska, (electronic resource)

Constructing a cult : the life and veneration of Guđmundr Arason (1161-1237) in the Icelandic written sources, edited by Joanna A. Skórzewska, (electronic resource)

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Constructing a cult : the life and veneration of Guđmundr Arason (1161-1237) in the Icelandic written sources
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Constructing a cult
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the life and veneration of Guđmundr Arason (1161-1237) in the Icelandic written sources
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edited by Joanna A. Skórzewska
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eng
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individual biography
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MiAaPQ
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index present
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non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Northern world,
Series volume
v. 51
Constructing a cult : the life and veneration of Guđmundr Arason (1161-1237) in the Icelandic written sources, edited by Joanna A. Skórzewska, (electronic resource)
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Constructing a cult : the life and veneration of Guđmundr Arason (1161-1237) in the Icelandic written sources, edited by Joanna A. Skórzewska, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The source material -- The childhood of a saint -- Adolescence and first steps towards a clerical career -- In vita miracles : the means, the performance, and the criticism -- Gu℗ðmundr's relationship with powerful laymen -- The infallible supporters : women and saints -- "The father of the poor"? -- The death of the saint and his posthumous fame -- Appendix 1: Offerings listed in miracle stories (GJtb, GB, and GD) -- Appendix 2: Miracle stories that mention provision of food -- Appendix 3: Translatio of Gu℗ðmundr's bones performed by Bishop Au℗ðunn ©خorbergsson as recorded in the Icelandic annals -- Appendix 4: The cultus of the vernacular saints as recorded in the Icelandic annals -- Appendix 5: Obituaries of "holy men" in the Icelandic annals -- Appendix 6: Days honouring the Icelandic holy bishops as recorded in charters -- Appendix 7: The geographical distribution of images and sagas of the Icelandic holy bishops -- Appendix 8: Episcopal sees and religious houses in Iceland
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vii, 311 p.
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  • online
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map.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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