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A heritage of the Philippines, herein provided via Dr. Samuel ok. Tan … bargains a conceptual framework of what he calls “the tale of guy within the Philippines” within the context of “the particular ecological system” and “distinctive ancient experience” that experience formed his “particular personality and identity.” Dr. Tan offers during this narrow quantity an image of Philippine tradition which … “ought to be understood from the totality of the ethnolinguistic types which represent the cloth of Filipino society.” —Bernardita Reyes Churchill

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On relics of Cuthbert, see Bede, Vita S. Cuthberti prosa, in Two Lives of Saint Cuthbert, ed. B. Colgrave (Cambridge, ), cc. –, pp. –. See the letter of Lull to Dealwine where he asks for some of Aldhelm’s writings to be sent to him ‘ad consolationem peregrinationis meae et ob memoriam ipsius antestitis’ (Die Briefe des Heiligen Bonifatius und Lullus, ed. M. Tangl, MGH Epistolae Selectae [hereafter Epistolae] (Berlin, ), no. , p. ). Æthelwulf, De Abbatibus, c. , pp.

No. , p. . , no. , pp. –. , no. , pp. – (translation from Emerton, Letters, p. ). Memory and narrative in the cult of saints  The correspondence of Boniface illustrates the impact of hagiographical reading upon the actual life of aspiring holy men. A comparison of the two prose lives of Cuthbert provides an excellent starting point for the investigation of the effect of hagiographical stereotypes upon the recollection of such figures. The following stylistic and structural analysis of the two lives looks at the role of social memory in the commemoration of Cuthbert and uses this to uncover the early stages of his cult and the considerable tensions underlying its development.

For the historian of the Lombards, the very core of Lombard identity lay in the hands of John the Baptist, not in those of Wodan, King Alboin or any of his successors. The Carolingian conquest did not end the interest in Lombard origins and Lombard law, but rather inspired attempts to promote its diffusion in writing. Sometime in the s, Eberhard of Friuli commissioned the monastery of Fulda and specifically the brilliant young scholar Lupus of Ferrie`res to compose a handbook of several laws he could use in office in Friuli.

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