Search for dissertations about: "hagiography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the word hagiography.

  1. 1. Studies in Hiberno-Latin Hagiography

    Author : Ingrid Sperber; Monica Hedlund; David N. Dumville; Richard Sharpe; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Latin language; hagiography; Hiberno-Latin; Irish mediaeval history; saints cults; Fintan of Clonenagh; Fínán of Kinnitty; Colmán Elo; Colum of Terryglass; Ciarán of Saigir; Monenna of Killevy; nominative absolute; Latin; Latin language; Latin;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with a selection of Latin Lives of Irish saints, most of which belong to the so-called ‘O’Donohue Lives’, which have earlier been dated to no later than the mid-ninth century. The present thesis deals partly with the dates not of that group as a whole, but with several of the individual Lives; a couple of Lives which do not belong to the O’Donohue group have been included as well. READ MORE

  2. 2. John Rufus and the World Vision of Anti-Chalcedonian Culture

    Author : Jan-Eric Steppa; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of the Christian church; here; visions; holy man; propaganda; hagiography; Anastasius I; Zeno; Peter the Iberian; Severus of Antioch; John Rufus; Gaza; Palestine; asceticism; monasticism; monophysitism; anti-Chalcedonianism; Chalcedon; Patristics; Byzantine Empire; Late Antiquity; Kristna kyrkans historia; General; systematic and practical Christian theology; Kristen teologi allmän; systematisk och praktisk ;

    Abstract : The present study deals with the works of John Rufus, disciple of Peter the Iberian at Gaza. There are three works preserved from him, composed in Greek at the turn of the sixth century, and preserved in Syriac: the Life of Peter the Iberian, the Commemoration of the Death of Theodosius, and the Plerophories. READ MORE

  3. 3. Saint Daniel of Sketis. A Group of Hagiographic Texts Edited with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary

    Author : Britt Dahlman; Grekiska (antik och bysantinsk); []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Kristendom; Christianity; desert fathers; holy cross-dresser; salos; holy fool; secret servant of God; secret saint; monasticism; xeniteia; hagiography; Apophthegmata Patrum; Anastasia Patrikia; Andronikos and Athanasia; Thomais Alexandrina; Eulogius latomus; Eulogios the Stone-cutter; Marcus salus; Daniel of Scetis Mark the Fool; Alexandria; Egypt; Byzantine Greek; Late Antiquity; History of the Christian church; Kristna kyrkans historia; Greek language; Grekiska språket; Greek literature; Grekisk litteratur;

    Abstract : This volume is a new edition with a parallel English translation of eight Greek stories related to Daniel of Sketis: 1) Abba Daniel from Sketis; 2) Abba Mark the Fool; 3) The blind man; 4AB) A holy and chaste young woman; 5) The woman who pretended to be a drunkard; 6) Eulogios the Stone-cutter; 7) Andronikos the Money-dealer and his wife Athanasia; 8) Anastasia Patrikia. The stories deal with secret saints and holy cross-dressers in sixth-century Egypt. READ MORE

  4. 4. Creating Holy People and Places on the Periphery. A Study of the Emergence of Cults of Native Saints in the Ecclesiastical Provinces of Lund and Uppsala from the Eleventh to the Thirteenth Centuries : Att skapa heliga personer och platser i periferin: en studie om uppkomsten av inhemska helgonkulter i de lundensiska och uppsaliensiska kyrkoprovinserna, ca 1000–1300

    Author : Sara Ellis Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; cults of saints; native saints; hagiography; liturgy; parchment fragments; conversion; Christianization; loca sanctorum; Middle Ages; Scandinavia; Micro-Christendom; unilocal; multilocal;

    Abstract : Holy people have been venerated in various forms by all religions and ideologies throughout history. Christianity is no exception with the development of the cults of saints beginning shortly after its formation. By the time Christianity reached Scandinavia, saints’ cults had been fully integrated into the Roman administrative structure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Faces of Thoreau in American Literature

    Author : Steven Hartman; Ronald Bosco; State University of New York University at Albany Department of English; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Henry David Thoreau 1817-1862 ; Jerome Lawrence 1915-2004 ; Robert E. Lee 1918 -1994 ; Edward Abbey 1927–1989 ; Hayden Carruth 1921–2008 ; Walden; Civil Disobedience; cultural reception; cultural appropriation; literary reenactment; literary activism; intertextuality; iconography; canonization; American literature; reception theory; reader response; nature writing; political writing; literature of protest; cultural critique; biography; hagiography; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Amos Bronson Alcott; William Ellery Channing; James Russell Lowell; Robert Louis Stevenson; Mohandas Gandhi; Henry Salt; English language; Engelska språket; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; English; engelska; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : Doctoral dissertation supervised by Professor Ronald A. Bosco (co-supervised by Professor Judith Johnson and Professor Judith Fetterley), Department of English, University at Albany, State University of New York. READ MORE