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Medeltida mirakelberättelser som kulturhistorisk källa, med särskild hänsyn till långväga resor


  • Myrdal, Janken

    () (Dept. of Economic History, Stockholm University)


Miracle stories form one of the most important sources for the study of every day life in the Middle Ages. They were written down all over Europe in thousands from the 11th century and onwards. In this report over 900 such miracles from the Nordic countries have been presented in a catalogue, and an introduction present how they can be used as a source for cultural history and everyday life. Expecially longer journey are discussed, but alo a number of other topics, such as work and children.

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  • Myrdal, Janken, 2019. "Medeltida mirakelberättelser som kulturhistorisk källa, med särskild hänsyn till långväga resor," Stockholm Papers in Economic History 20, Stockholm University, Department of Economic History.
  • Handle: RePEc:hhs:suekhi:0020

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    miracle stories; history of everyday life; cultural history; Middle Ages; travelling;

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    • N31 - Economic History - - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy - - - U.S.; Canada: Pre-1913

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