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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
Title
Constructing a cult
Title remainder
the life and veneration of Guđmundr Arason (1161-1237) in the Icelandic written sources
Statement of responsibility
edited by Joanna A. Skórzewska
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Skórzewska, Joanna A
  • ebrary, Inc
Series statement
Northern world,
Series volume
v. 51
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  • Gudmundur Arason
  • Gudmundur Arason
  • Gudmundur Arason
  • Christian saints
  • Bishops
  • Christian saints
  • Christian hagiography
  • Iceland
  • Iceland
Label
Constructing a cult : the life and veneration of Guđmundr Arason (1161-1237) in the Icelandic written sources, edited by Joanna A. Skórzewska, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
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 -- Guðmundr'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 Guðmundr's bones performed by Bishop Auðunn Þorbergsson 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
Control code
ebr10470656
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
vii, 311 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
map
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)729754188
Label
Constructing a cult : the life and veneration of Guđmundr Arason (1161-1237) in the Icelandic written sources, edited by Joanna A. Skórzewska, (electronic resource)
Publication
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 -- Guðmundr'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 Guðmundr's bones performed by Bishop Auðunn Þorbergsson 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
Control code
ebr10470656
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
vii, 311 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
map
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)729754188

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