Images of Medieval Sanctity (Visualising the Middle Ages) by Higgs Strickland, D., Debra Higgs Strickland

By Higgs Strickland, D., Debra Higgs Strickland

This volume's essays jointly supply a wealthy research of the assumption of sanctity and its many medieval manifestations throughout time (fifth via 15th centuries) and in numerous geographical destinations (England, Scotland, France, Italy, the Low nations) from a number of disciplinary views.

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26 Catherine also had two miraculous encounters with Agnes’s corpse: in the Àrst instance, Agnes’s foot rose to Catherine’s lips as she bent down to kiss the corpse; in the second, manna poured from heaven when Catherine paid her respects to the relic. Both occurrences happened in front of female audiences and were accordingly reported by Dominican authorship of the lost earlier legenda, would it not be equally plausible that such a legenda was written by the ones who had the dominant role in the oral culture concerning Agnes, namely, the women at her community?

Vol. 7. ——. ” In Sorelli, La Santità imitabile. ——. Tractatus de ordine fratrum et sororum de penitentia Sancti Dominici F. ” Ed. -H. Laurent. In Fontes Vitae S. Catharinae Senensis Historici, vol. 21. Siena, 1938. Visani, Oriana. ” Rivista di Storia e Letteratura Religiosa 9, no. 2 (1973), 277–97. Wehrli-Johns, Martina. ” In Ordini religiosi e società politica in Italia e Germania nei secoli XIV e XV, ed. Giorgio Chittolini and Kaspar Elm. Bologna, 2001. Williams-Krapp, Werner. “KultpÁege und literarische Überlieferung: Zur deutschen Hagiographie der Dominikaner im 14.

13–14. 54 “Cum enim in ipso castro Proceni sororum congregationi et monasterii fundationi operam viriliter et sollicite darent, tanta gratia diffusa est in labiis virginis sancta, quod dulcibus monitis et suavibus eloquiis eius nulla virginum posset resistere quin post eam ad Dei servitium curreret, in odorem unguentorum et sanctorum exemplorum suorum, cepitque etiam de castris vicinis paellas attrahere et, sicut veri Pastoris 22 maiju lehmijoki-gardner Similarly, the married Ghisla (whose husband also had entered a religious lay association, the aforementioned militia of the Blessed Virgin Mary) celebrated Giovanna, who was not only a mystic with ecstatic visions, but also a virgin known for her sexual purity.

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