Gregorius: an incestuous saint in Medieval Europe and beyond

The story of the apocryphal pope and saint Gregorius was extremely popular throughout the middle ages and later in Europe and beyond.This book traces the story from its English or French origins through its many variations from Iceland to Egypt and from the twelfth to the twenty-first century

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Main Author: Murdoch, Brian 1944-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford [u.a.] Oxford University Press 2012
Edition:1. ed.
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Hartmann, von Aue 1160-1210, Gregorius
B Gregor, I., Pope 542-604 / Legend / Reception / Literature
Further subjects:B Christian hagiography
B Repentance in literature
B Gregory of Nazianzus, Saint
B Christian saints in literature
B Literature, Medieval History and criticism
B Christian literature History and criticism
B Christian hagiography History To 1500
B Gregorius (Legendary character)
B Christian saints Legends History and criticism
B Hartmann von Aue active 12th century Gregorius
B Gesta Romanorum
B Incest in literature
B Gregory of Nazianzus, Saint Legends
B Romances History and criticism
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Summary:The story of the apocryphal pope and saint Gregorius was extremely popular throughout the middle ages and later in Europe and beyond.This book traces the story from its English or French origins through its many variations from Iceland to Egypt and from the twelfth to the twenty-first century
ISBN:0199596409