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Acta Sanctorum


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Description

Encyclopedic Latin text examining the lives of Christian saints, organized by each saint's feast day. This resource is a principal source for research into the societies and cultures of early Christian and medieval Europe. Our knowledge of this period relies heavily on hagiographical literature, and specifically on this monumental collection of texts, published over a period of 300 years by the Societe des Bollandistes.


Coverage: Medieval Access: USU & Eastern


Keywords

Art History; Bibliotheca Hagiographica Latina; Christianity; Catholicism; Early Modern Period; Hagiography; Literature and Literary Studies; Medieval Studies; Religion and Religious Studies; Theology; ProQuest

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