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Saints and their Legacies in Medieval Iceland [Old Norse]
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List of Illustrations Notes on Contributors Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations 1 Introduction: The Splendor of the Saints DARIO BULLITTA Rannso kun heilagra bo ka: The Search for Holy Books 2 Medieval Icelandic Hagiography: The State of the Art KIRSTEN WOLF 3 An Old Norse Adaptation of an All Saints Sermon by Maurice de Sully STEPHEN PELLE 4 The Tuscan Provenance of Framfor Mariu DARIO BULLITTA Heilagir byskupar: Holy Bishops 5 Latin Oratory at the Edge of the World: The Fragments of Gizurr Hallsson's *Gesta Scalotensis ecclesie presulum and the *Vita sancti Thorlaci GOTTSKALK JENSSON 6 Three Scenes from Jons saga helga: A Typological Mode of Thought in Early Icelandic Hagiography HAKI ANTONSSON 7 Larentius saga byskups: Between History and Historiography FULVIO FERRARI 8 Remembering Saints and Bishops in Medieval Iceland ASDIS EGILSDOTTIR Heilagir karlar ok englar: Holy Men and Angels 9 THat voro lavg munka: A Reading of Benedikts saga in Light of the Regula sancti Benedicti MAURO CAMIZ 10 The Lore of St Dominic in Medieval Iceland and Norway SIMONETTA BATTISTA 11 The Veneration of St Michael in Medieval Iceland MARGARET CORMACK Heilagar meyjar: Holy Maidens 12 Katrinarholar: St Catherine's Hills, Milk, and Mount Sinai HELGI THORLAKSSON 13 St Agnes of Rome in Late Medieval and Early Modern Icelandic Verse NATALIE M. VAN DEUSEN Bibliography Index of Manuscripts General Index

About the Author

KIRSTEN WOLF is the Birgit Baldwin Professor in the Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. KIRSTEN WOLF is the Birgit Baldwin Professor in the Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. DARIO BULLITTA is Assistant Professor in Germanic Philology in the Department of Humanities at the University of Turin. DARIO BULLITTA is Assistant Professor in Germanic Philology in the Department of Humanities at the University of Turin.

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