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The holy greyhound

Jean-Claude Schmitt

The holy greyhound

Guinefort, healer of children since the thirteenth century

by Jean-Claude Schmitt

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gunifort, -- Saint, -- 5th cent -- Legends.,
  • Traditional medicine -- France -- Dombes.,
  • Healing -- France -- Dombes -- Folklore.,
  • Dombes (France) -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJean-Claude Schmitt ; translated by Martin Thom.
    SeriesCambridge studies in oral and literate culture -- no. 6, Cambridge studies in oral and literate culture -- 6
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR162.D65 S34 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 215 p., ;
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22088458M
    ISBN 10052124434X
    LC Control Number81014629

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The Holy Greyhound: Guinefort, Healer of Children Since the Thirteenth Century. The legend of a dog which is unjustly killed by its master in error, after it has defended his child from attack by a snake or wolf, appears in several popular cultures of Indo-European origin/5.

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This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book Cited by:   The Holy Greyhound: Guinefort, Healer of Children since the Thirteenth Century. by Jean-Claude Schmidtt | Read Reviews. Paperback This book concentrates on one local manifestation of the legend: a cult among the peasants of the The holy greyhound book, north of Lyons, who brought their sick child to the grave of 'Saint Guinefort', the martyred greyhound Price: $   This book concentrates on one local manifestation of the legend: a cult among the peasants of the Dombes, north of Lyons, who brought their sick child to the grave of 'Saint Guinefort', the martyred greyhound, for preservation from disease.

Providing a rare access to the underlying cultural traditions of Europe, Pages: According to Stephen’s account recorded in his book On the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit, this greyhound had saved the life of the baby of the lord of the castle who was attacked by a snake, but the lord, mistakenly believing the hound had tried to harm his child, killed it in anger.

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The most thorough resource on St. Guinefort is The Holy Greyhound: Guinefort, Healer of Children since the Thirteenth Century by Jean-Claude Schmidtt (Cambridge Studies in Oral and Literate Culture). There is extensive research presented, as well as theories by the author. The Holy Greyhound: Guinefort, Healer of Children since the Thirteenth Century (Cambridge Studies in Oral and Literate Culture) Paperback – 1 Jun.

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LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1). Among Schmitt's best known works translated in English are The Holy Greyhound (), about the strange cult of a holy dog in medieval France, and Ghosts in the Middle Ages () about notions of death, the afterlife and paranormal visions in medieval ts: History from below, History of mentalities.

Wilkins's knowledge of late-medieval French poetry is well known; here he gives a general picture of the surviving sources, which other scholars will find useful though they may not wish to follow all his speculations.

RUTH MORSE Cambridge University JEAN-CLAUDE SCHMITT, The Holy Greyhound: Guinefort, Author: Bruce A. Rosenberg. This little book took me completely by surprise.

The Inquisitor's Tale is the story of three children and a resurrected white greyhound who traipse around medieval France hunted by knights, royalty, and a "red, fat, and wicked" monk named Michelangelo/5().

Guinefort the greyhound belonged to a knight who lived in a castle near Lyon. One day, the knight went hunting, leaving his infant son in the care of Guinefort. When he returned, he found the nursery in chaos – the cot was overturned, the child was nowhere to be seen Venerated in: Folk Catholicism.

The legend of a dog which is unjustly killed by its master in error, after it has defended his child from attack by a snake or wolf, appears in several popular cultures of Indo-European origin. This book concentrates on one local manifestation of the. Stephen of Bourbon, On the worship of the dog Guinefort.

Text translation from Jean-Claude Schmitt, The Holy Greyhound: Guinefort, healer of Children Since the Thirteenth Century (Cambridge, ) (This text comprises a small section of a much larger treatise on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit.

Many of the characters are real. King Louis, Blanche of Castile, Jean de Joinville, Robert de Sorbonne, Roger Bacon, Gwenforte the Holy Greyhound (yes, there was a Holy Greyhound, though she was a he, and his name was spelled Guinefort).

Some of the events really happened, too. The Holy. Further Reading: Jean-Claude Schmitt, The Holy Greyhound: Guinefort, healer of children since the thirteenth century, trans.

Martin Thom (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ). Michael R. Lynn is a Professor of History at Purdue University, North Central. This book concentrates on one local manifestation of the legend: a cult among the peasants of the Dombes, north of Lyons, who brought their sick child to the grave of 'Saint Guinefort', the martyred greyhound, for preservation from disease.

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The Holy Book in a .Verse - A greyhound; זַרְזִיר מָתְנַיִם (zarzir mothnayim), "girt in the loins" (περιεσφιγμένος τὴν ὀσφόν, Symmachus), an expression very vague, and, as the name of an animal, occurring nowhere else in the Old post-biblical Hebrew zarzir is found as the name of some pugnacious bird, and the Septuagint, Vulgate, and Syriac call it here.Click to read more about Details: The Holy Greyhound: Guinefort, Healer of Children since the Thirteenth Century by Jean-Claude Schmitt.

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