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Between Traditions: The Franciscans of Mount Sion and their rituals (1330-1517)

  title={Between Traditions: The Franciscans of Mount Sion and their rituals (1330-1517)},
  author={Valentina Covaci},
This dissertation examines the role of rituals in the first two centuries of Franciscan presence in Jerusalem. In this period, Jerusalem was an Islamic city, part of the Mamluk Empire. The friars’ ceremonial life in Jerusalem and its replication in Franciscan European outposts shows that rituals constituted a means of engaging with the landscape of the city and its communities, and of transferring devotional practices from Jerusalem to Europe and vice versa. The in-depth analysis of Franciscan… Expand
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