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Author Parsons, Gerald

Title Siena, Civil Religion and the Sienese
Published Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2004


Description 1 online resource (218 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Figures; Preface; Introduction: Siena and Civil Religion; Chapter 1 Constructing a Civil Religion: The Virgin, the 'Myth of Montaperti' and the Sienese Civic Pantheon 1260-1555; Chapter 2 Under the Grand-Dukes: Civil Religion and Sienese Identity 1555-1859; Chapter 3 Reinventing Tradition: The Creation of a Modern Sienese Civil Religion 1860-1915; Chapter 4 Church, Palio and Contrade: Official Religion and Civil Religion in Siena in the Twentieth Century; Chapter 5 Cities within the City: Civil Religion and the Contrade of Siena
Chapter 6 Unity in Diversity: The Palio of Siena as Civil ReligionBibliography; Index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Apparitions and miracles -- Italy -- Siena
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint
SUBJECT Palio di Siena (Festival) (Siena, Italy)
Palio di Siena (Festival) fast
Subject Civil religion -- Italy -- Siena
Civil religion
Siena (Italy) -- Church history
Siena (Italy) -- History -- 1355-1557.
Italy -- Siena
Genre/Form Church history
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781351900140