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Sacred Sisters: Gender, Sanctity, And Power In Medieval Ireland

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ISBN: 9789463721509
AuthorCallan, Maeve
Pub Date20/11/2019
BindingHardback
Pages308
SeriesHagiography Beyond Tradition
Quick overview This book focuses on five saints: the four female Irish saints who have extant medieval biographies whose writings -- fifth-century Ireland's sole surviving texts -- attest to the centrality of women in Irish Christianity's development.
€124.55

Saints, Gender, Medieval Sexuality, Ireland, hagiography

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Saints, Gender, Medieval Sexuality, Ireland, hagiography