A Companion to Catherine of Siena

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Carolyn Muessig, George Ferzoco, Beverly Kienzle
BRILL, Nov 25, 2011 - History - 395 pages
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Catherine of Siena, hagiography, manuscript studies, religious history, gender studies, literacy, Middle Ages, Renaissance, visual arts.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter One The Historical Reception of Catherine of Siena
23
Chapter Two Female Urban Reclusion in Siena at the Time of Catherine of Siena
47
Chapter Three Catherine of Siena and the Papacy
73
Catherine of Siena on the Value of Tears
99
Chapter Five Denial as ActionPenance and its Place in the Life of Catherine of Siena
113
Chapter Six Catherine of Siena Preaching and Hagiography in Renaissance Tuscany
127
Writing and Religious Women in Late Medieval Italy
155
Chapter Nine Catherine of Siena in Late Medieval Sermons
203
Chapter Ten Laude for Catherine of Siena
227
Chapter Eleven The Iconography of Catherine of Sienas Stigmata
259
The Manuscript Tradition
295
Chapter Thirteen The Legenda maior of Catherine of Siena
339
Manuscripts Cited
359
Bibliography
363
Index
385

Chapter Eight The Processo Castellano and the Canonization of Catherine of Siena
185

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About the author (2011)

Carolyn Muessig, Ph.D. (1994) in Sciences m di vales, Universit de Montr al is Reader of Medieval Religion, University of Bristol. She has published extensively on medieval preaching including the Expositiones euangeliorum Sanctae Hildegardis (co-editor B.M. Kienzle), in Hildegardis Bingensis. Opera Minora (2007). George Ferzoco is Research Fellow, University of Bristol. His research deals mainly with medieval propaganda, especially in relation to saints' cults. His publications include Medieval Monastic Education (co-editor Carolyn Muessig, 2001) and The Massa Marittima Mural (Florence, 2005). Beverly Mayne Kienzle, Ph.D. (1978), Boston College, is John H. Morison Professor of the Practice in Latin and Romance Languages, Harvard Divinity School. Her extensive publications include The Sermon (2000) and Hildegard of Bingen and her Gospel Homilies (2009).

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