Definition of Hagiologies
1. hagiology [n] - See also: hagiology
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hagiologies
Literary usage of Hagiologies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1856)
"This assertion he rests upon evidence deduced from legends in a few hagiologies, and from the superstitious character of the intervening period. ..."
2. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"The Welsh hagiologies connect Samson and his father with the princely family of Emyr of Brittany, but their authority must yield to that of the early lives ..."
3. Journal by Bond & Share Society, New Hampshire Dental Society, American Wine Society, Manning Valley Historical Society (1908)
"Near Dalmally is the well of Conan, and the "pattern" of Conan is held in Glenorchy. Conan is mentioned in the Irish hagiologies at Jan. ..."
4. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1883)
"hagiologies took the place of history, and science and art became extinct. But let us not misconceive this age. " Human nature never submits long to ..."
5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"During the Middle Ages many of those tales were bedaubed with theological additions, and transformed into hagiologies and "Golden Legends. ..."
6. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1912)
"In spite of the improbabilities this account of the life has been influential, and has made its mark on hymns, ritual, and hagiologies. ..."
7. Curiosities of Popular Customs and of Rites, Ceremonies, Observances, and by William Shepard Walsh (1897)
"History has little to say of him, but the hagiologies assert that he suffered a cruel martyrdom on the wheel. .June 2, AD. 304. ..."