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Custodians of Sacred Space: Constructing the Franciscan Holy Land through texts and sacri monti (ca. 1480-1650)

@inproceedings{Eck2017CustodiansOS,
  title={Custodians of Sacred Space: Constructing the Franciscan Holy Land through texts and sacri monti (ca. 1480-1650)},
  author={Marianne Petra Ritsema van Eck},
  year={2017}
}
This dissertation investigates the construction of the Franciscan Holy Land as an ideological construct during the late medieval and early modern period. Based on an extensive corpus of texts, defined as Franciscan Holy Land writing, and a (re-)consideration of the sacri monti of Varallo and La Verna in Italy, this dissertation outlines the development of an increasingly territorial attitude on the part of the Franciscans of the custodia Terrae Sanctae, during the period under investigation… Expand
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