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Author Bitel, Lisa M., 1958-

Title Landscape with two saints : how Genovefa of Paris and Brigit of Kildare built Christianity in barbarian Europe / by Lisa M. Bitel
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2009]
copyright 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 299 pages) : illustrations, maps
Summary At a time when Europeans still longed to be Roman and were just learning to be Christian, two extraordinary holy women - Genovefa of Paris (ca. 420-502) and Brigit of Kildare (ca. 450-524) - began to roam their homelands. Both brought Christianity and romanitas (Roman-ness) to their people
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Geneviève, Saint, approximately 420-approximately 500.
Brigid, of Ireland, Saint, approximately 453-approximately 524.
Paris (France) -- Church history.
Kildare (Ireland) -- Church history.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199868599 ebook
019986859X ebook