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Saints And Relics In Anglo Saxon England
The veneration of saints and relics is one of the most striking features of Anglo-Saxon society. A vast literature, produced by some of the foremost writers of the age such as Bede, developed to record the lives and miracles of saints. Their mortal remains were encased in sumptious reliquaries and housed in magnificent churches often built especially to honour them. Miracl...more
Hardcover, 245 pages
Published by Blackwell Publishers
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