Chapter 15 Miracle Types and Narratives

The Case of Saint Margaret of Hungary

In: A Companion to Medieval Miracle Collections

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This chapter focuses on the Lifes and canonization records of Saint Margaret of Hungary and establish and analyze various typologies of miracles. Her miracle records combine the narrative patterns of the earlier miracle tradition and the juridical nature of the processes and present a rich and unique picture of how miracles developed and were “used” in different social, monastic and literary contexts.