SAINTS AND THEIR BADGES BY MICHAEL LEWIS


SAINTS AND THEIR BADGES BY MICHAEL LEWIS

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PILGRIM BADGES WERE BOUGHT BY PILGRIMS VISITING HOLY SITES ACROSS EUROPE, PARTLY AS SOUVENIRS, BUT ALSO FOR THE MYSTICAL PROPERTIES THESE BADGES WERE BELIEVED TO ABSORB WHEN TOUCHED TO HOLY RELICS. THIS BOOK OFFERS AN INTRODUCTION TO SOME OF THE MORE COMMON BADGES, ALSO GIVING FURTHER INFORMATION ON PILGRIMAGE IN THE MEDIEVAL PERIOD AND THE SAINTS LIVES THAT THESE BADGES CELEBRATE.
168 PAGES 250mm X 190mm.
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