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Emotion and Devotion

The Meaning of Mary in Medieval Religious Cultures

In Emotion and Devotion Miri Rubin explores the craft of the historian through a series of studies of medieval religious cultures. In three original chapters she approaches the medieval figure of the Virgin Mary with the aim of unravelling meaning and experience. Hymns and miracle tales, altarpieces and sermons – a wide range of sources from many European regions – are made to reveal the creativity and richness which they elicited in medieval people, women and men, clergy and laity, people...


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  • Publisher : Central European University Press
  • Serie : The Natalie Zemon Davis Annual Lecture Series
  • Place of publication : Budapest
  • Year of publication : 2009
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 20 December 2012
  • ISBN (Print version) : 9789639776364
  • Electronic ISBN : 9786155211744
  • Number of pages : 131 p.

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