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I meant to say that his sources are primarily (exclusively?) saints' lives.
It's been a long time since I read them.

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Subject: Re: [M-R] Christianization of Eastern motifs


> medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and culture
>
> According to Francesco Lanzoni, "Il sogno presago della madre incinta
nella
> letteratura medievale e antica."  Analecta Bollandiana 45 (l927): 225 -
261,
> quite a few of the elements of pregnant women's premonitory dreams are
drawn
> from oriental legends.
> Bernadette
>
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> From: "Elena Ivanova" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Subject: [M-R] Christianization of Eastern motifs
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>
> > medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and
culture
> >
> > Dear listmembers,
> >
> > Do you have any quick suggestions of studies on the christianization of
> Eastern (islamic or other, non-religion specific) motifs, which have
> migrated into European medieval culture, especially popular culture and
> religiosity? For example, figures of demonic or supernatural beings
(peris,
> jinnies, etc) and how they "translate" into demons and devils in the
> European West? These should have come into European popular culture with
the
> diffusion of Eastern tales or through other channels.
> >
> > Thank you for your help in advance!
> >
> > Elena Ivanova
> >
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