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  • Record Number: 28442
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Robinson , I. S.,
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  • Title: Conversio and conversatio in the Life of Herluca of Epfach
  • Source: Medieval Italy, Medieval and Early Modern Women: Essays in Honour of Christine Meek.  Edited by Conor Kostick.  Four Courts Press, 2010.  Pages 172 - 194.
  • Description: Paul of Bernried wrote the Life of Herluca of Epfach about a devout laywoman who was his friend and counselor. Herluca performed deeds of charity and championed virginity. She urged married couples to live chastely. As a supporter of Pope Gregory’s reforms, Paul saw Herluca’s visions as an important reminder of Gregorian doctrine. [Description supplied by Feminae.]
  • Article Type: Book
  • Subject (See Also): Celibacy Conversion, Religious Ecclesiastical Reform Hagiography Herluca of Epfach, Recluse Lay Piety Monks Paul of Bernried, Hagiographer- Vita Beatae Herlucae Virginity Visions
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 11- 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: Trinity College, Dublin
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  • Year of Publication: 2010.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9781846822223
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