Saints and Cities in Medieval Italy

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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 described by contemporaries. Only one of these saints (Homobonus of Cremona) was formally canonised by the Pope: the others were locally venerated within the communities which had nurtured them. Raimondo Palmario of Piacenza, ...

Saints and Cities in Medieval Italy 2007, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719072932

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Saints and Cities in Medieval Italy 2007, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719072925

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