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Magnificent Corpses: Searching Through Europe for St. Peter's Head, St. Claire's Heart, St. Stephen's Hand, and Other Saintly Relics
Magnificent Corpses Searching Through Europe for St Peter's Head St Claire's Heart St Stephen's Hand and Other Saintly Relics
Author: Anneli S. Rufus
Holy relics -- the bodily remains of saints and other sacred figures -- were for centuries the most revered objects in the Western world, at center-stage in Europe's great churches and cathedrals. Today some relics have been shunted to side chapels and dark crypts, yet many continue to draw prayerful pilgrims, as they have for centuries, seeking...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781569246870
ISBN-10: 1569246874
Publication Date: 6/4/1999
Pages: 245
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Publisher: Marlowe Company
Book Type: Paperback
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