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Creating Holy People and Places on the Periphery. A Study of the Emergence of Cults of Native Saints in the Ecclesiastical Provinces of Lund and Uppsala from the Eleventh to the Thirteenth Centuries


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Title: Creating Holy People and Places on the Periphery. A Study of the Emergence of Cults of Native Saints in the Ecclesiastical Provinces of Lund and Uppsala from the Eleventh to the Thirteenth Centuries
Other Titles: Att skapa heliga personer och platser i periferin: en studie om uppkomsten av inhemska helgonkulter i de lundensiska och uppsaliensiska kyrkoprovinserna, ca 1000–1300
Authors: Ellis Nilsson, Sara E.
Issue Date: 20-Jan-2015
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Historical Studies ; Institutionen för historiska studier
Date of Defence: 2015-02-20
Disputation: Fredagen den 20 februari 2015, kl. 10.15, Lilla Hörsalen, Humanisten, Renströmsgatan 6
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: cults of saints
native saints
hagiography
liturgy
parchment fragments
conversion
Christianization
loca sanctorum
Middle Ages
Scandinavia
Micro-Christendom
unilocal
multilocal
Abstract: Holy people have been venerated in various forms by all religions and ideologies throughout history. Christianity is no exception with the development of the cults of saints beginning shortly after its formation. By the time Christianity reached Scandinavia, saints’ cults had been fully integrated into the Roman administrative structure. The new religion brought with it institutions, as well as religious practices. This thesis examines the cults of native saints that arose in Scandinavia during... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9274-6
978-91-628-9275-3 (e-publikation)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/37695
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för historiska studier

 

 

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