Martyrs and Martyrologies

Martyrs and Martyrologies

Edited by Diana Wood

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Ecclesiastical History Society

Overview

Overview

What is martyrdom, what are the political and cultural implications of martyr cults, and to what propagandist uses might they be put? Such questions are probed, from the women martyrs of the early church,through the medieval period —the little known martyrs of Anglo-Saxon England and Kievan Russia, as well as Thomas Becket —tothe martyr-saints of the Reformation. Some modern material.

Details

January 1997
1 colour, 4 black and white illustrations
516 pages
21.6x13.8 cm
Studies in Church History
ISBN: 9780631188681
Format: Hardback
Ecclesiastical History Society
BIC HBLC1
BISAC HIS037010
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