Icelandic Legend of Saint Dorothy (STUDIES AND TEXTS (PONTIFICAL INST OF MEDIAEVAL STDS)) download epub
by Kirsten Wolf
Toronto : Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies. Includes the text of the Saint Dorothy saga, taken from a single manuscript-Det Arnamagnaeanske institut, Manuscript AM 429.
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Dórótheu saga is an Old Norse-Icelandic saints' saga that recounts the legend of St Dorothy of Caesarea
Dórótheu saga is an Old Norse-Icelandic saints' saga that recounts the legend of St Dorothy of Caesarea. It is preserved only in the manuscript Kirkjubæjarbók (AM 429 12mo), a codex containing lives of female saints written in Iceland around 1500. This manuscript also contains the only Old Norse-Icelandic poetry written about St Dorothy before 1500 and a Latin prayer to the saint not known from elsewhere in medieval Scandinavia.
Read by Kirsten Wolf. Published January 1st 1997 by Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies. Icelandic Legend of Saint Dorothy (Studies and Texts). 0888441304 (ISBN13: 9780888441300).
Durham Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Translations. The Icelandic Legend of Saint Dorothy. Durham Publications in Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Published by: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies Publishing Manager: R. Bonté.
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Do you want to read the rest of this article? Request full-text. Book synopsis: St Edmund, king and martyr, supposedly killed by Danes (or "Vikings") in 869, was one of the pre-eminent saints of the middle ages; his cult was favoured and patronised by several English kings and spawned a rich array of visual, literary, musical and political artefacts
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The introduction examines the origin and development of the legend of Saint Dorothy as well as vernacular translations and adaptations of the legend and its reception by modern authors and artists.
Saints’ legends form a substantial portion of Old Norse–Icelandic literature, and can be found in more than four hundred manuscripts or fragments of manuscripts dating from shortly before the twelfth century to the 1700s. With The Legends of the Saints in Old Norse–Icelandic Prose, Kirsten Wolf has undertaken a complete revision of the fifty-year-old handlist The Lives of the Saints in Old Norse Prose
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Publisher: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies (January 1, 1997)
Pages: 132 pages