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The Oxford dictionary of saints

Author: David Hugh Farmer; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Searchable database of information taken from the fifth edition of The Oxford dictionary of saints by David Hugh Farmer. Resource contains more than 1,300 entries of saints including those recently canonized.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Oxford dictionary of saints
(OCoLC)36597843
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Hugh Farmer; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 019860629X 9780198606291
OCLC Number: 52377572
Notes: Description based on content as of: June 5, 2003; title from title screen.
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents: INTRODUCTION; ABBREVIATIONS; SAINTS; APPENDICES; INDEX OF PLACES; CALENDAR OF FEASTS; PILGRIMAGE SITES; NEW SAINTS INCLUDE: MORE SCOTTISH AND IRISH SAINTS, AND ANCIENT WELSH SAINTS; MORE EUROPEAN SAINTS FROM ALL CENTURIES, AS WELL AS MORE SAINTS FROM EASTERN EUROPE; MORE RECENTLY CANONIZED SAINTS AND FEMALE SAINTS FROM THE USA
Other Titles: Oxford reference online.
Responsibility: David Hugh Farmer.

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This dictionary has been fully updated and revised with over 100 new saints. The entries are concise accounts of the lives, cults and artistic associations of over 1400 saints, from the famous to the  Read more...
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Review from previous edition "this delightful array of the good and the incredible is the sort of thing that gives hagiography a good name"--The Times"Even those who do not believe in the Read more...

 
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