The Book of Saints: A Comprehensive Biographical Dictionary
Continuum, 2002 - Religion - 640 pages
"Names of over 10,000 saints, including all modern ones, appear in this new edition. Entries are arranged in alphabetical order of name and give significant information about lives and achievements. Details are given of variations in names and also of associated emblems." "The illustrations have been chosen as depictions of Saints as recognizable individuals, either through portrait likenesses or photographs or as a result of being accompanied by traditional attributes of identity. The book includes a bibliography, glossary and lists of national martyrs."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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