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Author: C. Stephen Jaeger

Title: The Loves of Christina of Markyate

Subtitle: -

In: Christina of Markyate: A twelfth-century holy woman

Edited by: Samuel Fanous and Henrietta Leyser

Place: London and New York

Publisher: Routledge

Year: 2005

Pages: 99-115

ISBN-10: 0415308585 (hbk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-10: 0415308593 (pbk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-10: 0203573137 (ebk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Medieval History: 12th Century | European History: English History | Representations: Hagiography


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Author: C. Stephen Jaeger, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Abstract: »Argues that Christina’s vita shows a daring and innovative attitude towards the role of passion in a life of virtue by examining the structure of the vita as a series of relationships with men which rise from rape and seduction to deep spiritual love.« (Source: International Medieval Bibliography)

Wikipedia: History of Europe: History of England | Hagiography: Christina of Markyate