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The Icelandic legend of Saint Dorothy

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Published by Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dorothea, Saint, d. ca. 300 -- Legends,
  • Dorothée, sainte, m. ca 300 -- Légendes,
  • Christian saints -- Biography -- Early works to 1800,
  • Christian saints -- Legends -- Early works to 1800,
  • Saints chrétiens -- Biographies -- Ouvrages avant 1800,
  • Saints chrétiens -- Légendes -- Ouvrages avant 1800

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Kirsten Wolf.
    SeriesStudies and texts,, 130, Studies and texts (Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies) ;, 130.
    ContributionsWolf, Kirsten, 1959-, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies., Arnamagnaeanske institut (Denmark).
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS (COPIED) (lccopycat)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination132 p. :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL429852M
    ISBN 100888441304
    LC Control Number98137004
    OCLC/WorldCa37981340

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Icelandic Legend of Saint Dorothy (STUDIES AND TEXTS (PONTIFICAL INST OF MEDIAEVAL STDS)) Hardcover – January 1, by Kirsten Wolf (Editor) › Visit Amazon's Kirsten Wolf Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

Author: Kirsten Wolf. The Icelandic Legend of Saint Dorothy Kirsten Wolf (ed.) The volume presents an edition of the Icelandic translation of the legend of Saint Dorothy, extant in a single manuscript, Copenhagen, Arnamagnaean Institute AM 12mo, written in the Benedictine convent at Kirkjubær in Sída around   The Icelandic legend of Saint Dorothy by Wolf, Kirsten, Icelandic.

Includes the text of the Saint Dorothy saga, taken from a single manuscript--Det Arnamagnaeanske institut, Manuscript AM Includes bibliographical references (p.

[]) and indexes Pages: The introduction examines the origin and development of the legend of Saint Dorothy as well as vernacular translations and adaptations of the legend and its reception by modern authors and artists.

Particular attention is given to Scandinavian and Icelandic adaptations of the legend and evidence of the cult of Saint Dorothy in the North. Dórótheu saga is an Old Norse-Icelandic saints' saga that recounts the legend of St Dorothy of is preserved only in the manuscript Kirkjubæjarbók (AM 12mo), a codex containing lives of female saints written in Iceland around This manuscript also contains the only Old Norse-Icelandic poetry written about St Dorothy before and a Latin prayer to the saint not known.

1 Kirsten Wolf, The Icelandic Legend of Saint Dorothy, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Studies and Texts (Toronto, ), 1. See also Wolf, "The Legend of St. Doro thy: Medieval Vernacular Renderings and Their Latin Sources," Analecta bollandiana (): Wolf's study of the Icelandic version of Dorothy is the most.

Agnesar saga is an Old Norse-Icelandic saints' saga that recounts the legend of St Agnes of Rome. It survives in three versions, all based on Pseudo-Ambrose's passion, BHL Agnesar saga I omits the epilogue and is somewhat abridged. It follows the source text more closely than Agnesar saga II.

Agnesar saga III is significantly abridged and is different from the first two versions. Kirsten Wolf (ed.), The Icelandic Legend of Saint Dorothy.

(Katrina Attwood). () Helle Degnbol, Bent Chr. Jacobsen, Eva Rode, Christopher Sanders, Þorbjörg Helgadóttir (eds.), Ordbok over det Norrøne Prosasprog. A Dictionary of Old Norse Prose. 1: a--bam. (Jon Adams) (). The Old Norse-Icelandic Legend of Saint Barbara. Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies.

Kirsten Wolf. Year: Language: english. File: PDF, MB. The Icelandic Legend of Saint Dorothy. Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies. Kirsten Wolf (ed.) Year: Language: A search query can be a title of the book, a name of the. Book Reviews text or a glossary or translation must be viewed in this light.

More generally, The Icelandic Legend of Saint Dorothy is an important contribution to Old Icelandic stud ies, since the cult of Saint Dorothy has particular associations with Scandinavia, as well as Germany, in the Middle Ages. Kellinde Wrightson-Turcotte. Icelandic Legend of Saint Dorothy really liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published Want to Read saving /5(32).

Icelandic Legend of Saint Dorothy by Kirsten Wolf (Editor) really liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published The manuscript AM 12mo was written c. for the use of the nuns at the Benedictine monastery Kirkjubær in southern Iceland, from which it derives its name, Kirkjubæjarbók.

The book was probably made in the nearby Augustine monastery, Þykkvibær. It comprises ten texts that were translations of Latin legends based on female saints, relating their terrible suffering and later. Icelandic Legend of Saint Dorothy (STUDIES AND TEXTS (PONTIFICAL INST OF MEDIAEVAL STDS)) Jan 1, The manuscript AM 12mo was written c.

for the use of the nuns at the Benedictine monastery Kirkjub&#;r in southern Iceland, from which it derives its name, Kirkjub&#;jarb&#;k. The book was probably made in the nearby Augustine monastery, &#;ykkvib&#;r. It comprises ten. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Kirsten Wolf books online.

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Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval. EDITOR: (with P. Pulsiano) Medieval Scandinavia: An Encyclopedia, ; Gydinga Saga, ; The Icelandic Legend of Saint Dorothy, ; The Old Norse-Icelandic Legend of Saint Barbara, ; Saga Heilagrar Onnu, Address: Department of Icelandic Language and Literature, University of Manitoba, University CollWinnipeg, MB, Canada R3T.

The Saints in Old Norse and Early Modern Icelandic Poetry is a complimentary volume to The Legends of the Saints in Old Norse–Icelandic Prose (UTP ). While its predecessor dealt primarily with medieval prose texts about the saints, this volume not only.

One of the earliest extant written versions of Brendan's legend is the Dutch De Reis van Sinte Brandaen (Mediaeval Dutch for The Voyage of Saint Brendan) of the twelfth century. Scholars believe it is derived from a now lost Middle High German text combined with Gaelic elements from Ireland and that it combines Christian and fairy tale : c.

ADCiarraighe Luachra near Tralee. Margaret Cormack has retired from the Department of Reglious Studies, College of Charleston and moved to Reykjavík. Margaret does research in History of Religion and Cultural History in.FRANCIS m & f English, French English form of the Late Latin name Franciscus meaning "Frenchman", ultimately from the Germanic tribe of the Franks, who were named for a type of spear that they name was borne by the 13th-century Saint Francis of Assisi, who was originally named Giovanni but was given the nickname Francesco by his father, an admirer of the French.Saint Cuthbert was a 6th-century hermit who became the bishop of Lindisfarne, an island off the coast of England.

He was known as performer of healing miracles. Because of the saint, this name remained in use in England even after the Norman Conquest. It became rare after the Protestant Reformation, but it was (briefly) revived in the 19th century.