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The Footprints of Michael the Archangel

The Formation and Diffusion of a Saintly Cult, c. 300–c. 800

  • Authors
  • John Charles Arnold

Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. John Charles Arnold
    Pages 1-8
  3. John Charles Arnold
    Pages 9-35
  4. John Charles Arnold
    Pages 37-65
  5. John Charles Arnold
    Pages 67-92
  6. John Charles Arnold
    Pages 93-119
  7. John Charles Arnold
    Pages 121-136
  8. John Charles Arnold
    Pages 137-139
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 141-274

About this book

Introduction

Early Christians sought miracles from Michael the Archangel and this enigmatic ecumenical figure was the subject of hagiography, liturgical texts, and relics across Western Europe. Entering contemporary debates about angelology, this fascinating study explores the formation and diffusion of the cult of Saint Michael from c. 300-c.800.

Keywords

diffusion ecological footprint Europe formation Fusion hagiography miracle politics subject

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