THE COMPANY SHE KEEPS: The Medieval Swedish Cult of Saint Katherine of Alexandria and Its Transformations
Sands attempts to answer questions about Saint Katherine like: How did this Mediterranean saint--a Greek-speaking princess or queen of Alexandria--come to be one of the most beloved saints in a cold and remote northern region? And how did a figure renowned for her learning become an intercessor for people whose access to the written word was limited? This study provides some fascinating insight. Illus.
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