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1. Record Number: 10662
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Title : Reading Queenship in Cynewulf's "Elene" [The author argues that Cynewulf wanted his audience to read Elene both typologically and as a figure relevant to three different historical periods: early Christian Rome, the present age of the tenth century, and a Golden Age of English conversion. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (Full Text via Project Muse) 33, 1 (Winter 2003): 47-89. Link Info
Year of Publication: 2003.

2. Record Number: 8666
Author(s): Olsen, Karin.
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Title : Cynewulf's Elene: From Empress to Saint [The author explores some of the themes in Cynewulf's poem about Saint Helen. These include the literary portrayal of women with power, the figure of the pious and chaste female leader who needs to follow a male commander, parallels with real-life female rulers like Aethelflaed, and Elene's emotional problems including her irrationality and difficulties controlling her temper. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Germanic Texts and Latin Models: Medieval Reconstructions.   Edited by K. E. Olsen, A. Harbus, and T. Hofstra .   Based on papers presented at an international conference held July 1-3, 1998 at the University of Groningen. Peeters, 2001.  Pages 141 - 156.
Year of Publication: 2001.

3. Record Number: 3612
Author(s): Lionarons, Joyce Tally.
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Title : Cultural Syncretism and the Construction of Gender in Cynewulf's "Elene" [The author cites instances of gender category inversions; for example, Elene acts as a mother and spiritual mother while she takes on a masculine role using physical force to make Judas convert].
Source: Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies , 10., 1 (Spring 1998):  Pages 51 - 68.
Year of Publication: 1998.

4. Record Number: 2340
Author(s): Brown, Marjorie.
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Title : Elene: Power and the Christian Hierarchy
Source: Old English Newsletter , 29., 3 (Spring 1996):
Year of Publication: 1996.

5. Record Number: 483
Author(s): Szarmach, Paul E.
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Title : Aelfric and the Problem of Women [Annual Meeting of the Modern Language Association of America, San Diego, December 27-30, 1994, Session 686]
Source: Old English Newsletter , 28., 3 (Spring 1995):
Year of Publication: 1995.

6. Record Number: 8675
Author(s): Consolino, Franca Ela.
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Title : L'Invenzione di una biografia: Almanno di Hautvillers e la vita di sant'Elena [Shortly after relics of Saint Helen were stolen from Rome and deposited at Hautvillers, Alamannus was commissioned to write a biography of the saint. He used classical, as well as Biblical and patristic, allusions in the composition of this life. Both the Biblical figures and Helena's finding of the True Cross connect the saint to the figure of "Ecclesia," the Church who finds Christ. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Hagiographica: Rivista di agiografia e biografia della società internazionale per lo studio del Medioevo Latino/ Journal of Hagiography and Biography of Società Internazionale per lo studio del Medioevo Latino , 1., ( 1994):  Pages 81 - 100.
Year of Publication: 1994.

7. Record Number: 10739
Author(s): Johnson, Mark J.
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Title : Where were Constantius I and Helena Buried? [The author concentrates on the various traditions regarding Saint Helena's burial and the transfer of her relics. Johnson concludes that her body was buried by her son Constantine in a mausoleum on the Via Labicana outside Rome and was undisturbed until the ninth century. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Latomus: Revue d'Études Latines , 51., ( 1992):  Pages 145 - 150.
Year of Publication: 1992.

8. Record Number: 28724
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Title : Reliquary Procession with St. Helena
Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/Elfenbeintafel_mit_Reliquienprozession,_Konstantinopel,_5._Jahrhundert.jpg/250px-Elfenbeintafel_mit_Reliquienprozession,_Konstantinopel,_5._Jahrhundert.jpg
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9. Record Number: 28765
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Title : Stavelot Triptych
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10. Record Number: 30946
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Title : Discovery and Proof of the True Cross
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11. Record Number: 40436
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Title : Saint Helena Bringing the True Cross to Jerusalem (detail)
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