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Early Christian & Byz. Hagiography (CHST 7252)

Term: Academic Year 2022-2023 Fall


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This course examines the genre of Early Christian and Byzantine literature commonly referred to as "Hagiography." Texts to be read represent various forms and depict a wide variety of saint's lives. Attention will be given to the historical, social, literary and religious function of the texts as well as theological themes and poular religious practices reflected in them.