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"From Agatha to Zeno, this book presents the images and attributes of more than one hundred saints, those most frequently encountered in sacred art, history and legend, tradition and devotional literature. Lavishly illustrated, this book introduces the saints with their identifying attributes, notes on their lives and martyrdoms, and visual references that make it easy to identify their characters and legends and the forms of worship for each."--BOOK JACKET.

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Genre: Science
Author: Rosa Giorgi
Publisher: Getty Publications
Release: 2003
File: 383 Pages
ISBN-13: 0892367172

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"Saints and their Symbols" is a guide for recognizing and understanding the saints, explaining why so many of the saints appear in images with Jesus and the Virgin Mary yet remain unnamed, which symbols are associated with each saint, and what their roles were in Christian salvation. With 265 full-color images and biographical information about the saints, this is a work of popular religious culture and anthropology.Liturgical Press

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Genre: Art
Author: Fernando Lanzi
Publisher: Liturgical Press
Release: 2004
File: 237 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780814629703

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Genre: Christian art and symbolism
Author: Clara Erskine Clement Waters
Publisher:
Release: 1899
File: 421 Pages
ISBN-13: OSU:32435000654566

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Portrays more than 375 Catholic saints, arranged by the days of the year on which each is honored. The images range from world-famous works of art by such masters as Caravaggio, Rubens, Velazquez, and El Greco to more modern and lesser-known depictions. Author Giorgi has chosen up to three saints for each day of the year and has composed a brief accompanying description of each, including etymology of names, historical background, and patronage. Encompassing angels and abbots, mystics and martyrs, priests and prophets, virgins and visionaries, the portraits in these pages will inspire Catholics and fascinate scholars and art historians.--From publisher description.

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Genre: Art
Author: Rosa Giorgi
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Release: 2006-09-01
File: 780 Pages
ISBN-13: 0810954990

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Genre: Arts, fine
Author: Margaret Emma Tabor
Publisher:
Release: 1913
File: 128 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105042862495

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Genre: Christian saints in art
Author: Margaret Emma Tabor
Publisher:
Release: 1969
File: 208 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015016630710

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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Author: Tabor Margaret Emma
Publisher: Franklin Classics
Release: 2018-10-16
File: 282 Pages
ISBN-13: 0343447339

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The arts.

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Genre: Art
Author: Hilarie Cornwell
Publisher: Church Publishing, Inc.
Release: 2009-07-01
File: 160 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780819223456

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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Author: Margaret Tabor
Publisher:
Release: 2015-02-20
File: 280 Pages
ISBN-13: 1297436016

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"The aim of this guide is to explain features and symbols in religious works of art as they relate to the history of the Church at the time these works were commissioned and created."-Introduction.

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Genre: Art
Author: Rosa Giorgi
Publisher: Getty Publications
Release: 2008
File: 382 Pages
ISBN-13: 0892369361

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