This volume's essays jointly supply a wealthy research of the assumption of sanctity and its many medieval manifestations throughout time (fifth via 15th centuries) and in several geographical destinations (England, Scotland, France, Italy, the Low nations) from a number of disciplinary views.
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The characteristics Coens describes as ‘defects’ are: that it lacks all categorical designations such as ‘martyr’, ‘confessor’ and ‘virgin’; that it mixes martyrs among the confessors and confessors among the martyrs; and that it includes a woman (Beatrice of Rome) among the martyrs. The list was copied during the second half of the ninth century in the Mainz-Werden area into the current Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 8114. At that point, the scribe judged it necessary to insert categorical labels deÀning who was a ‘martyr’, who was a ‘confessor’ and who was a ‘virgin’ (Coens, “Anciennes litanies des saints,” pp.
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Images of Medieval Sanctity: Essays in Honour of Gary Dickson (Visualising the Middle Ages)