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Catherine of Siena – a very odd medieval saint

I was in Italy in August and September this year and visited many medieval sites – in the next few blog posts, I’ll give you some highlights. But first – let’s meet a very odd medieval saint – Catherine of…

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Saint George and his chains – in Cairo

You all know about Saint George and the Dragon and if you’re English, you’ll be aware that he is the patron saint of England. But there’s a lot more to this saint who was venerated in the Middle Ages. How…

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Christian saints based on pagans

Templar expert Tony McMahon looks at how the lives of Christian saints were often based on pagan heroes and deities worshipped for centuries before

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