How to use Hagiography in a sentence

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  • The hagiography of the Eastern and the Greek church also has been the subject of important publications.

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  • Already, only eighty years after More's execution, hagiography had taken possession of the facts and was transmuting them into an edifying legend.

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  • In the literature as it survives many different branches of writing are represented - homilies in prose and verse, hymns, exposition and commentary, liturgy, apocryphal legends, historical romance, hagiography and martyrology, monastic history and biography, general history, dogmatics, philosophy and science, ecclesiastical law, &c. But the whole is dominated by the theological and ecclesiastical interest.

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  • He was a churchman in Alfred's employ, so it is not surprising that he wrote more hagiography than biography.

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  • Why has early medieval hagiography survived better than other types of writing?

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  • He is so great an admirer of Simon de Montfort that this work has been called a hagiography.

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  • Dr. Jane Cartwright is a specialist on welsh hagiography and saints ' cults.

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