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Sanctity in the North
Saints, Lives, and Cults in Medieval Scandinavia
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Thomas A. DuBois is a professor in the Department of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Preface Introduction THOMAS A. DUBOIS Part I. Missionary Saints St Ansgar: His Swedish Mission and Its Larger Context SCOTT A. MELLOR Sts Sunniva and Henrik: Scandinavian Martyr Saints in Their Hagiographic and National Contexts THOMAS A. DUBOIS Part II. Royal Saints St Olaf and the Skalds JOHN LINDOW Sacred Non-Violence, Cowardice Profaned: St Magnus of Orkney in Nordic Hagiography and Historiography MARIA-CLAUDIA TOMANY St Knud Lavard: A Saint for Denmark THOMAS A. DUBOIS AND NIELS INGWERSEN The Cult of St Eric, King and Martyr, in Medieval Sweden TRACEY R. SANDSPart III. Holy Bishops and Nuns Pride and Politics in Late-Twelfth-Century Iceland: The Sanctity of Bishop Torlakr Torhallsson KIRSTEN WOLF St Katarina in Her Own Light THOMAS A. DUBOIS Part IV. Saints' Lives in Lived Context Hendreks saga og Kunegundis: Marital Consent in the Legend of Henry and Cunegund MARIANNE E. KALINKE Better Off Dead: Approaches to Medieval Miracles MARGARET CORMACK Bibliography Contributors Index