The Footprints of Michael the Archangel: The Formation and Diffusion of a Saintly Cult, c. 300-c. 800

The Footprints of Michael the Archangel: The Formation and Diffusion of a Saintly Cult, c. 300-c. 800

by J. Arnold
     
 
Early Christians sought miracles from Michael the Archangel and this enigmatic ecumenical figure was the subject of hagiography, liturgical texts, and relics across Western Europe. Entering contemporary debates about angelology, this fascinating study explores the formation and diffusion of the cult of Saint Michael from c. 300-c.800.

Overview

Early Christians sought miracles from Michael the Archangel and this enigmatic ecumenical figure was the subject of hagiography, liturgical texts, and relics across Western Europe. Entering contemporary debates about angelology, this fascinating study explores the formation and diffusion of the cult of Saint Michael from c. 300-c.800.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781137346810
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
10/24/2013
Series:
The New Middle Ages Series
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

John Charles Arnold is an Assistant Professor of History at SUNY-Fredonia.

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