Historiography and Hierotopy: Palestinian Hagiography in the Sixth Century A.D.

@inproceedings{Stearn2020HistoriographyAH,
  title={Historiography and Hierotopy: Palestinian Hagiography in the Sixth Century A.D.},
  author={Rod M. Stearn},
  year={2020}
}
  • Rod M. Stearn
  • Published 2020
  • History
  • OF DISSERTATION HISTORIOGRAPHY AND HIEROTOPY: PALESTINIAN HAGIOGRAPHY IN THE SIXTH CENTURY A.D. Judean hagiographies are unusual. Some are unexpectedly structured: a saint’s life in the form of a history text. Others offer surprising content. Expected hagiographic stylizations, for example, often depict moments in which the saint is offered money for a miracle. In such cases the saint invariably refuses. Judean saints, however, accept gratitude willingly – often with cash amounts recorded. The… CONTINUE READING