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The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden: Volume III
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The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden: Volume III: Liber Caelestis, Books VI–VII

Bridget Morris

Abstract

This is the third and penultimate volume of the translation of the Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden, and it contains the last part of the central canon, Books VI and VII. Book VI is a loosely structured collection that covers the start of Birgitta’s mystical life spent close to the Cistercian monastery of Alvastra, right through to some of her major revelations received later in Rome. The book is more circumstantial in detail, and contains more autobiographical and anecdotal information than earlier books; but however personal they are, the revelations are continually blended with politic ... More

Keywords: pilgrimage, Revelationes, Sweden, visions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780195166279
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166279.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bridget Morris, editor
University of Hull

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