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  • Record Number: 16265
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Moody , D. Branch.
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  • Title: Healing Power in the Marian Miracle Books of Bavarian Healing Shrines, 1489-1523 A.D [The author looks at the representations of healing in several early printed books of miracles, all based on a group of events at Bavarian shrines dedicated to the Virgin. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 47, 1 (January 1992): Pages 68 - 90.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Bavaria Diseases Healers and Healing in Literature Mary, Virgin, Saint in Literature Medicine Miracles Shrines
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 15- 16
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  • Illustrations: Figure One The cover page from ~~Jacobus Issickemer’s "Zufluct zu Maria," with Our Lady of Altotting holding the Christchild in her left arm and a scepter in her right hand. She is presiding over pilgrims who present offerings relating to their illnesses. Figure Two The Chapel Square of Altotting as it appeared in the mid-seventeenth century.
  • Table: Four tables. Table One Printed miracles dating before 1523 from Bavarian shrines dedicated to the Virgin. Table Two Illnesses from 268 miracles at Altotting, Aufkirchen, and Tuntenhausen. Table Three Distances traveled by pilgrims to Bavarian shrines dedicated to the Virgin. Table Four Home countries of pilgrims to shrines of the Virgin in Bavaria.
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00225045
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