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Robert Bartlett


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November 27, 1950

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Robert Bartlett, CBE, FBA, FRSE is Bishop Wardlaw Professor of Mediaeval History Emeritus at the University of St Andrews.

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“bread were being baked, or gold or silver purified in a furnace.” Afterwards the Christians of Smyrna wish to collect his remains, desiring “to have a share in his holy flesh.” Before they are allowed to do so, they have to overcome the objections of pagans and”
Robert C. Bartlett, Why Can the Dead Do Such Great Things? Saints and Worshippers from the Martyrs to the Reformation

“His first criterion, 'descent' , is basic to modern forms of racism. The most notorious twentieth-century variants either, like colour racism in the USA seize on clear biological markers or, like Nazi anti-Semitism, insist on invisible biological differences in the absence of such markers. In the Middle Ages, racism of this kind was relatively insignificant.”
Robert Bartlett

“Bending an object in order to make it useless for its normal purpose and to show that it was votive was an ancient tradition—”
Robert C. Bartlett, Why Can the Dead Do Such Great Things? Saints and Worshippers from the Martyrs to the Reformation

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