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Francis of Assisi; [by] Arnaldo Fortini ; a translation of Nova vita di san Francesco by Helen Moak

Fortini, Arnaldo

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ISBN 10: 0824511468 / ISBN 13: 9780824511463
Published by Crossroad, New York, 1981
Condition: very good Soft cover
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Small quarto in glossy dark brown illus wrappers; xvii, 720 pages : maps ; 24 cm Includes bibliographical references (pages 671-699). A translation of two books of Volume 1, together with the bibliography and portions of the index which make up volume 4, from the four-volume edition originally published in 1959 by Porziuncola, Assisi. || Contents: The world of Saint Francis: Lords and serfs -- The world of Saint Francis: Warriors and merchants -- The young years -- War with Perugia -- Noble dreams -- The herald of the great king -- The men of penitence of the City of Assisi -- "Let them be lesser brothers" -- Saint Clare, Lady of Light -- Time of reconciliation -- Damietta -- Perfect joy -- Mystic knight and Christ's fool -- Love of all creatures -- The Seraph -- The rough ways -- Sister death. || Catholicism. Christian saints -- Italy -- Assisi -- Biography. Christian saints. Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226. Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226. || Biography. Christian biography. Assisi (Italy) -- Biography. Italy -- Assisi. Very thin reading crease to spine; a few faint, small highlights to three pages only; very minor edge-wear; overall a near fine(-) to very good(++) tight, crisp copy. Bookseller Inventory # 85649

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Title: Francis of Assisi; [by] Arnaldo Fortini ; a ...

Publisher: Crossroad, New York

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:very good

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Booklist calls this massively monumental, yet readable biography of Saint Francis of Assisi, "a classic vita". Helen Moak's translation of this masterpiece is excellent as it includes the "scenic details from the late 12th to early 13th century Umbria that Fortini knows so astonishingly well".--Best Sellers.

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Text: English, Italian (translation)

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