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Published: 01 December 2016

160 Pages | 12 illus.

4.72 x 6.69 inches

ISBN: 9780198784388

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The Saints

A Short History

Simon Yarrow

  • Offers a historical interpretation of the saints, looking at key traditions and stories and the role saints have played in ancient, medieval, and modern society
  • Studies the presence of saints in material culture, art, and literature
  • Considers the saints in a global context
  • Explores how gender informs our understanding of saints.