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Author Rose, Els, 1972-

Title Ritual memory : the apocryphal Acts and liturgical commemoration in the early medieval West (c. 500-1215) / by Els Rose
Published Leiden, NL : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 334 pages)
Series Mittellateinische Studien und Texte ; v. 40
Mittellateinische Studien und Texte ; Bd. 40.
Contents Preface; List of abbreviations; General introduction; Chapter 1. The apocryphal Acts and liturgical commemoration; Chapter 2. Bartholomew: apostle against idols; Chapter 3. Philip and James: brothers in cult; Chapter 4. Matthew: sinner and saint; Chapter 5. Simon and Jude: brothers in martyrdom; Chapter 6. Images of the apostles; Chapter 7. Epilogue; Bibliography; Subject index; Index of personal names; Index of biblical passages
Summary Presents an analysis of the liturgical celebration of the apostles in the medieval West and examines the incorporation of the apocrypha in practices of ritual commemoration. This book reveals the role that liturgy played in the transmission of the apocryphal Acts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles -- Liturgical use -- Europe -- History -- To 1500
Christian saints -- Cult -- Europe -- History -- To 1500
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies.
Christian saints -- Cult.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789004171718