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"Ritual reminiscence" brings jointly components of research that have hitherto hardly been studied compared: liturgy and the apocryphal Acts of the apostles. The publication offers an research of the liturgical occasion of the apostles within the medieval West and examines the incorporation of the apocrypha in practices of formality commemoration. It unearths the position that liturgy performed within the transmission of the apocryphal Acts and visualises the best way those narrative traditions built and altered via their incorporation right into a ritual context. the result's a dynamic photo of the ritual reception of the extra-canonical Acts within the Latin center a while, the place the apocryphal legends concerning the apostolic earlier have been approached as memorable traditions at the origins of Christianity.

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D. Kaestli and D. ), Le mystère apocryphe (Geneva, 1995), pp. 27–42. See also C. Herrenschmidt and F. -Cl. Picard, Le continent apocryphe: essai sur les littératures apocryphes juive et chrétienne (Turnhout, 1999 = Instrumenta patristica 36), pp. xi–xxxiii; F. Bovon, ‘Vers une nouvelle édition de la littérature apocryphe chrétienne’, Augustinianum 23 (1983), 373–378, esp. ), ÉAC 1, pp. C. Mimouni, ‘Le concept d’apocryphité dans le christianisme ancien et médiéval. C. ), Apocryphité. Histoire d’un concept transversal aux religions du livre en hommage à Pierre Geoltrain (Turnhout, 2002), pp.

P. 49. , pp. 50–51. ), Missale Gothicum (see General Introduction, footnote 15), esp. pp. , ‘Celebrating Saint Martin in early medieval Gaul’, in P. a. ), Christian feast and festival. The dynamics of western liturgy and culture (Louvain, 2001), pp. , ‘Hagiography as a liturgical act. Liturgical and hagiographic commemoration of 43 44 the apocryphal acts and liturgical commemoration 35 rypha and hagiography must be explored. Of these two, the relation between apocrypha and hagiography is the most difficult one.

74 75 general introduction 19 Hymns were sung during the liturgy of mass, but they found their place most conspicuously in the liturgy of the hours. 79 Scholars of the medieval hymn tend to distinguish among various hymn collections. First they indicate the hymn material from the late antique and early medieval period, which they reconstructed under the title ‘Old Hymnal’. 81 In this period, the Old Spanish liturgy had its own hymnal,82 examples of which will be discussed in all case studies. By the beginning of the 9th century, the hymn repertoire had expanded.

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