Saints and Cities in Medieval Italy

Saints and Cities in Medieval Italy

by Diana Webb
     
 

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This collection of writings about Saints was 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. The book will be welcomed by students and

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This collection of writings about Saints was 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. The book will be welcomed by students and other readers interested in medieval Italian cities during this period of growth and vitality, and in how the religious life was lived in urban settings.

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ISBN-13:
9780719072932
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Series:
Manchester Medieval Sources Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.84(d)

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