In margine a due testi agiografici alto-medievali (Vita Barbati; Passio Sanctorum Septem Dormientium)

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Abstract

[automatically translated] The "Barbati Life" and the "Passio Sanctorum Septem Dormientium" are two hagiographical texts of the Early Middle Ages. Particularly, the "Passio Sanctorum Septem Dormientium" tells a story who had a great circulation through the Middle Ages, from Gregory of Tours to Paul the Deacon and Jacob of Voragine. In this paper the Author can attempt to explain the literary qualities of These two texts (tipology, style, language, "descriptiones personarum", use of the "cursus" topics and rhetoric), trying to Demonstrate how hagiographical texts too have often in literary interest, together with its historic and religious significance.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)53-92
Number of pages40
JournalAUCTORES NOSTRI
Volume8
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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