Balbín´s Work Diva Wartensis. Contribution to the Marian Pilgrimage Tradition of Silesia

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Year of publication 2011
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Czech-polish historical and pedagogical journal
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Education

Field History
Keywords czech history Silesia pilgrimage baroque culture
Description This analytical and research artical is dealing with the oldest historical-hagiographic work of Bohuslav Balbín Diva Wartensis, is a significant source concerning the issue of the Barocque pilgrimage in the Czech lands. The work has contributed significantly to the fame of the pilgrimage place of Wartha and it inspired a number of similarly conceived works. At a time when the Baroque pilgrimage reached its peak, the issue also underwent another book devoted to Marian cult in Wartha.
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