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in Analecta Bollandiana: Revue Critique d'Hagiographie (2021), 139(2), 339-358

The life of Bishop Marus of Trier (5th century) is little known, apart from a few snippets of information transmitted in the Gesta Treverorum (ca. 1100). Only a brief miraculous account from the beginning ... [more ▼]

The life of Bishop Marus of Trier (5th century) is little known, apart from a few snippets of information transmitted in the Gesta Treverorum (ca. 1100). Only a brief miraculous account from the beginning of the 16th century provides some additional details on the character, limited however to his qualities as an intercessor. The discovery of an older witness to this work in the Sanctilogium of Jean Gielemans of the Abbey of Rouge-Cloître makes it possible to re-evaluate its dating. The investigation into the genesis and transmission of this text (the edition of which is given in the appendix) is an opportunity to deal with a lesser-known period of the hagiography of Trier and to address the question of the existence of a Vita of the bishop. [less ▲]

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