Saint WILGEFORTIS or Vilgefortis that is Heilige Kummernus whose history is the result of the contamination of several legends joined from the popular imagination the traditional figure of the saint vergine and martire is herself diffuse above all in several areas of the Europe north but also in many Mediterranean countries as a result of an obvious contamination successive to the 17th century with the cult for Saint Libera or Liberata Livrade or Lib rate in France Librada in Spain and Latin America the saints were joined the being vergini and martyrdoms from some biographical sections and above all from the attribute of the feminine beard also the legend of Wilgefortis is declined with an extraordinary variety of names besides Vilgefortis also Starosta Uncumber Kummernis Komina Comera Cumerana Hulfe Ontcommene Ontcommer Dignefortis Eutropia Reginfledis. The overlap with the figure of Liberata Saint has provoked the creation of images that stir the biographical elements. One of the elements more difficult to eradicare is the crocifissione of the saint in many places of cult of Liberata Saint peculiar element of Vilgefortis Freed instead sure it was martirizzata with a dagger or sword blow. Besides Vilgefortis Saint Saint Giulia died crocifissa also. Colorful Xilografia of Hans Burgkmair 1500

title: WILGEFORTIS SAINT

subject date: 2010-03-08

caption: Saint WILGEFORTIS (or Vilgefortis) that is Heilige Kummernus whose history is the result of the contamination of several legends joined from the popular imagination - the traditional figure of the saint, vergine and martire, is herself diffuse above all in several areas of the Europe north, but also in many Mediterranean countries, as a result of an obvious contamination, successive to the 17th century, with the cult for Saint Libera or Liberata; Livrade or Libérate in France, Librada in Spain and Latin America; the saints were joined the being vergini and martyrdoms, from some biographical sections and above all from the attribute of the feminine beard; also the legend of Wilgefortis is declined with an extraordinary variety of names, besides Vilgefortis also: Starosta, Uncumber, Kummernis, Komina, Comera, Cumerana, Hulfe, Ontcommene, Ontcommer, Dignefortis, Eutropia, Reginfledis. The overlap with the figure of Liberata Saint, has provoked the creation of images that stir the biographical elements. One of the elements more difficult to eradicare is the crocifissione of the saint in many places of cult of Liberata Saint, peculiar element of Vilgefortis: Freed instead sure it was martirizzata with a dagger or sword blow. Besides Vilgefortis Saint Saint Giulia died crocifissa also. Colorful Xilografia of Hans Burgkmair 1500

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image century : XVI

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