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  • Record Number: 15224
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Samons , Loren J., II
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  • Title: The Vita Liutbirgae [The author responds to major historical questions surrounding the "Vita Liutbirgae" -- from manuscript history, to dates and locations, to details about Liutbirg herself. A ninth-century anchoress, Liutbirg was raised by a noblewoman. It should be noted that Liutbirg was never canonized and that the author of the "Life" does not refer to her as "sancta." Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Classica et Mediaevalia 43, ( 1992): Pages 273 - 286.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Anchoresses Hagiography Latin Literature Lay Piety Liutbirg, Saint Manuscripts Saxony Vita Liutbirgae, Latin Saint's Life Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 9
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  • Table: Appendix shows a diagram of Menzel's stemma (his attempt to center the manuscript tradition at Fulda).
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 01065815
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