The Martyred Inquisitor: The Life and Cult of Peter of Verona ([martyred] 1252)

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - History - 300 pages
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By using the methods and insights of contemporary research, this book gives Peter of Verona the benefit of treatment denied to him during the period of confessional history, It establishes the details of his life on a firm and contextualised historical foundation. This leads to a consideration of his cult in the widest possible array of sources.
 

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Contents

Introduction
5
Practicing and Preaching The Later Life and Death
39
Sermons in Stone The Canonization of Peter of Verona
71
A Saint with a Difference The Elaboration of Peters Cult
97
The Bleeding Loom Peters Cult Realized
135
Conclusion
169
Sources in Translation for the Life and Cult of Peter of Verona
183
Bibliography
263
Index
287
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Donald Prudlo is Assistant Professor of Ancient and Medieval History at Jacksonville State University, USA.

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