The Icelandic Legend of Saint Dorothy.

By: Wolf, Kirsten.

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8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 132 pp. Studies and Texts 130. From the half-title page: "This volume presents an edition of the Icelandic translation of the legend of Saint Dorothy, extant in a single manuscript . . . written in the Benedictine convent at Kirkjubaer . . . around 1500.The introduction examines the origin and development of the legend . . . as well as vernacular translations and adaptions of the legend and its reception by modern authors and artists. . . " As well as the extensive Introduction, there is side-by-side texts in Latin and Icelandic - "De sancta Dorothea" and "Dorotheu saga", as well as an appendix, bibliography and indices. Red cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering on spine and front cover, frontis illustration. A sturdy, clean copy.

Title: The Icelandic Legend of Saint Dorothy.

Author Name: Wolf, Kirsten.

Categories: Catholic,

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies. PIMS.: 1997

ISBN Number: 0888441304

ISBN Number 13: 9780888441300

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 27377

Keywords: Catholic; Saints; Saint Dorothy; Icelandic; Hagiography; Biography; History;