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Author Beresford, Andrew M.

Title The legends of the holy harlots : Thais and Pelagia in Medieval Spanish literature / Andrew M. Beresford.

Published Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, NY : Tamesis, 2007.

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 UniM Bail  272.10924 BERE    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii,165 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [151]-159) and index.
Contents 1 Origin and Metamorphosis -- Early Greek Legend of Saint Thais 1 -- Later Greek Redaction 3 -- Latin Redactions 10 -- Legend of Saint Pelagia 15 -- Greek Version of James the Deacon 20 -- Hispano-Latin Redaction 22 -- Later Latin Redactions 26 -- 2 A Common Ethos? -- Holy Harlots in the Legenda aurea 33 -- Mary Magdalene 35 -- Mary of Egypt 44 -- Mary the Niece of Abraham 54 -- On the Establishment of a Common Ethos 61 -- 3 Versions in Spanish -- Legend of Saint Thais 63 -- Ystoria de la santa muger Tarsis 64 -- Vida de Santa Tays 67 -- Legend of Saint Pelagia 73 -- Ystoria de Santa Pelagia 74 -- Vida de Santa Pelagia 78 -- Vida e conversion de Santa Pelagia 84 -- 4 Theme and Meaning -- Legend of Saint Thais 92 -- Legend of Saint Pelagia 108 -- 5 Critical Editions -- Editorial Criteria 129 -- La ystoria de la santa muger Tarsis 133 -- La vida de Santa Tays 135 -- La ystoria de Santa Pelagia 137 -- La vida de Santa Pelagia 139 -- La vida e conversion de Santa Pelagia 141 -- Critical Apparatus 149.
Subject Thais, Saint, active 4th century -- In literature.
Margaret, of Antioch, Saint. -- In literature.
Spanish literature -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.
Christian saints in literature.
Prostitutes in literature.
Women in literature.
ISBN 9781855661448