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La Vie De Saint Alexis

Edited by T.D. Hemming

La  Vie De Saint Alexis
Paperback, 51 pages £20.00
Published: 1995
ISBN: 9780859894623
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Subjects: European Literature, European Studies
Series: Exeter French Texts


This is the first critical edition of a neglected version of the Life of Saint Alexis found in a late twelfth century manuscript written in England containing several other saints’ lives, and now, after many adventures, in the Bibliothèque nationale. Whereas other versions often stress the saint’s role as a posthumous miracle worker Alexis is here presented as a model and an intercessor. The text will be of interest both to students of Old French and to students of medieval hagiography.













Publication Details:


Binding:
 Paperback , 51 pages
ISBN:
 9780859894623

BIC Code:
 2ADF, DN, DSC, HRCM
BISAC Code:
  LCO010000, LIT014000, REL067000
Imprint:
 University of Exeter Press


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