Search for dissertations about: "helgon"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word helgon.

  1. 1. Mirakler och helgonkult : Linköpings biskopdöme under senmedeltid

    Author : Anders Fröjmark; Eva Österberg; Thomas Lindkvist; Torkel Jansson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; St. Bridget of Sweden; St. Catherine of Vadstena; St. Nicholas Hermansson; Linköping diocese; Miracle collections; Late Middle Ages; Senmedeltiden; Heliga Birgitta; Linköpings biskopsdöme; Mirakel; Katarina Ulfsdotter; Biskop Nils Hermansson; History subjects; Historieämnen; Historia; History; History; Historia;

    Abstract : This work studies the introduction of three new cults of saints in the Linköping Bishopric during the Late Middle Ages. Two of them were based at Vadstena Convent: the Holy Bridgel (Birgitta, d. 1373) cult which had its beginning in 1374 and the cult of Katarina Ulfsdotter (d. 1381), which started during the 1410's. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sketching the Invisible : Patterns of Church and City in Theodoret of Cyrrhus' Philotheos Historia

    Author : Andreas Westergren; Kyrko- och missionsstudier; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Late Antiquity; biography; hagiography; panegyric; asceticism; monasticism; Syria; Antioch; Symeon the Stylite; pilgrimage; relics; cult of the saints; civic ideals; invention of tradition; the role of the bishop; ecclesiology; sacralization; christianization; philosophy; Neoplatonism; Libanius; Dionysius Areopagita;

    Abstract : The fundamental question in this work concerns the ideal relation between asceticism and society in a 5th c. writing (C.E.), the Philotheos Historia (PH), written in elaborate Greek by the learned bishop of Cyrrhus, Theodoret. READ MORE