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Oxford dictionary of saints

David Hugh Farmer

Oxford dictionary of saints

by David Hugh Farmer

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Christian saints -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
    • Christian saints -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
    • Christian saints -- Ireland -- Biography -- Dictionaries

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementDavid Hugh Farmer.
      SeriesOxford paperback reference
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1710 .F34 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxviii, 478 p. ;
      Number of Pages478
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2725520M
      ISBN 100192820389, 0198691491
      LC Control Number86019263

      Product Information. The Oxford Dictionary of Saintsgives concise accounts of nearly saints who lived, died, or have been venerated in Great Britain and Ireland, as well as others of notable historical importance from around the world. Of the three dictionaries of saints that I use (Delaney's Pocket Dictionary of Saints and the Oxford Dictionary of Saints are the others), this possesses the most benefits. It not only includes the usual capsule biographies (don't expect any book of saints to include the same information) and appendices about Patron saints and symbols, but also /5(12).

        Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Oxford dictionary of saints by David Hugh Farmer, , Oxford University Press edition, in English - 5th : Free 2-day shipping. Buy Oxford Paperback Reference: The Oxford Dictionary of Saints (Paperback) at nd: David Farmer.

      Praised as "splendid" (The Economist) and "the kind of book that gives hagiography a good name" (The Times), this entertaining and authoritative dictionary breathes life into its subjects and is as browsable as it is published in , the Oxford Dictionary of Saints offers more than 1, fascinating and informative entries covering the lives, cults, and artistic.   The Oxford Dictionary of Saints by David Hugh Farmer, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Oxford Dictionary of Saints: David Hugh Farmer: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(75).


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Praised as "splendid" (The Economist) and "the kind of book that gives hagiography a good name" (The Times), this entertaining and authoritative dictionary breathes life into its subjects and is as browsable as it is published inthe Oxford Dictionary of Saints offers more than 1, fascinating and informative entries covering the lives, cults, and artistic Cited by: First published inthe Oxford Dictionary of Saints offers more than 1, fascinating and informative entries covering the lives, cults, and artistic associations of saints from around the world, from the famous to the obscure, the rich to the poor, and the academic to the uneducated/5(56).

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Compared to the Delaney Dictionary of Saints () and the Walsh Dictionay (A New Dictionary of Saints East and West), a cursory review of Oxford dictionary of saints book this Oxford Dictionary by David Farmer leads me to believe it is the best of the three; it is the more inclusive (e.g.

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It is published by Oxford University Press. The first edition was published in A fifth revised edition was published in ReferencesPublisher: Oxford University Press all editions.

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a group of saints who enjoyed a collective cult in the Rhineland from the 14th century. It became popular in response to the Black Death and political and economic crises.