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  • In the literature as it survives many different branches of writing are represented - homilies in prose and verse, hymns, exposition and commentary, liturgy, apocryphal legends, historical romance, hagiography and martyrology, monastic history and biography, general history, dogmatics, philosophy and science, ecclesiastical law, &c. But the whole is dominated by the theological and ecclesiastical interest.
  • Already, only eighty years after More's execution, hagiography had taken possession of the facts and was transmuting them into an edifying legend.
  • The hagiography of the Eastern and the Greek church also has been the subject of important publications.
  • Conference paper delivered: ' The cult of St Non: rape, sanctity and motherhood in Welsh and Breton hagiography ' .
  • Dr. Jane Cartwright is a specialist on welsh hagiography and saints ' cults.

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