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1. Record Number: 11015
Author(s): Hayes, Dawn Marie.
Title : Christian Sanctuary and Repository of France's Political Culture: The Construction of Holiness and Masculinity at the Royal Abbey of Saint-Denis, 987-1328 [The author argues that holiness and masculinity were associated both with the Capetian monarchy and the monastery of Saint-Denis. Kings and monks supported each other, reinforcing the sacred character of their power through royal regalia, relics, and burials within an impressive edifice. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Holiness and Masculinity in the Middle Ages.   Edited by P. H. Cullum and Katherine J. Lewis .   Religion and Culture in the Middle Ages Series. University of Wales Press, 2004.  Pages 127 - 142.
Year of Publication: 2004.