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Saints and Sainthood around the Baltic Sea

By Carsten Selch Jensen,Kurt Villads Jensen,Tuomas M S Lehtonen,Nils Holger Petersen,Tracey Sands
  • ISBN Code: : 1580443249
  • Publisher : ISD LLC
  • Pages : 324
  • Category : History
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This volume addresses the history of saints and sainthood in the Middle Ages in the Baltic Region, with a special focus on the cult of saints in Russia, Prussia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Estonia, and Latvia (Livonia). Essays explore such topics as the introduction of foreign (and "old") saints into new regions, the creation of new local cults of saints in newly Christianized regions, the role of the cult of saints in the creation of political and lay identities, and the potential role of saints in times of war.

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