Bitel, Lisa M., 1958-

Landscape with two saints : how Genovefa of Paris and Brigit of Kildare built Christianity in barbarian Europe / Lisa M. Bitel. - Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009. - xvi, 299 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-287) and index.

Introduction : the journey to Brigit's well -- Paris before Genovefa : the landscape enters history -- Genovefa's territory -- Paris after Genovefa -- Crossings and conversions -- Ekphrasis at Kildare -- Brigit goes to ground -- Relics.

9780195336528 (cloth) 0195336526 (cloth)

2008010210


Geneviève, Saint, approximately 420-approximately 500.
Brigid, of Ireland, Saint, approximately 453-approximately 524.


Paris (France)--Church history.
Kildare (Ireland)--Church history.

BR1720.G37 / B58 2009

922 B