Saints and Their Miracles in Late Antique Gaul

Saints and Their Miracles in Late Antique Gaul

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Saints' cults, with their focus on miraculous healings and pilgrimages, were not only a distinctive feature of Christian religion in fifth-and sixth-century Gaul but also a vital force in political and social life. Here Raymond Van Dam uses accounts of miracles performed by SS. Martin, Julian, and Hilary to provide a vivid and comprehensive depiction of some of the most influential saints' cults. Viewed within the context of ongoing tensions between paganism and… (more)

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Publisher: Princeton University Press (November 12, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 372 pages

File size: 1.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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