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Saints, relics and heretics (c. 325 – 1434)

Saints, relics and heretics (c. 325 – 1434)


The saints honoured by the Christian faithful during the medieval centuries were a specific group within the wider category of souls who had been admitted to heaven. When alive, the venerated saints had demonstrated exceptional holiness, and miraculous events that had occurred before and after their deaths were attributed to them.