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Imagining the sacred past

Samantha Kahn Herrick

Imagining the sacred past

hagiography and power in early Normandy

by Samantha Kahn Herrick

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


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StatementSamantha Kahn Herrick.
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LC ClassificationsBR
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Paginationx, 256 p. :
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL22752604M
ISBN 109780674024434

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Investigating the role of religious tradition in the legitimation of power and the establishment of identity, Samantha Kahn Herrick illuminates the often murky early history of the duchy of Normandy. Innovative in its historical use of hagiographical literature, this work advances our understanding of early Normandy and the Vikings' transformation from pagan raiders to Christian princes.

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