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us: Bridget, of Sweden, Saint, approximately 1303-1373



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    • us: Birgit, of Sweden, Saint, approximately 1303-1373
    • us: Birgitta Birgersdotter, approximately 1303-1373
    • us: Birgitta, of Sweden, Saint, approximately 1303-1373
    • us: Birgitta, Saint, of Sweden, d. 1373
    • us: Birgitta, von Schweden, Saint, approximately 1303-1373
    • us: Bridget, of Sweden, Saint, ca. 1303-1373
    • us: Brigid, of Sweden, Saint, approximately 1303-1373
    • us: Brigida, di Svezia, approximately 1303-1373
    • us: Brigida, of Sweden, Saint, approximately 1303-1373
    • us: Brigitta, of Sweden, Saint, approximately 1303-1373
    • us: Brigitte, de Suède, Saint, approximately 1303-1373
    • us: Brigitte, of Sweden, Saint, approximately 1303-1373
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    • Birgitta, Saint, of Sweden, d. 1373
    • Bridget, of Sweden, Saint, ca. 1303-1373
  • Sources

    • found: Her Das Puch der himlischen Offenbarung, 1502: t.p. (Puch der himlischen Offenbarung der heiligen Wittiben Birgitte von dem Künigreich Sweden)
    • found: Britannica, 1977 (Bridget (Birgitta, Birgit, or Brigid) of Sweden, Saint, b. ca. 1303, d. 7/23/1373)
    • found: Holböck, F. Gottes Nordlicht, c1983: t.p. (Birgitta von Schweden) p. 21 (b. June 1302 or 1303 in Finsta) p. 173 (d. 7-23-1373 in Rome) p. 11 (Birgitta or Brigitta; also Brigida, in Italy; Bridget, in England; Brigitte, in France)
    • found: Revelations, 2006: t.p. (Brigitte de Suède)
    • found: Brigida di Svezia, c2012.
    • found: Himmelska uppenbarelser, 1957-1959: t.p. (Himmelska uppenbarelser; this ed. is a comprehensive translation of the original Latin) v. 1, p. 10 (method of recording the revelations: coming out of a trance Birgitta would either dictate to a person who would put her words into Latin or write a Swedish version which was Latinized, then destroyed; so while Swedish was the original language, the earliest written text was Latin)
    • found: The revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden, 2006: title page (Liber caelestis) page v (The Birgittine corpus comprises twelve "books": seven books of Revelationes, books I-VII (the Liber caelestis), followed by book VIII (the Liber caelestis Imperatoris ad reges) and four supplementary books known as the Regula Salvatoris, Sermo angelicus, Quattuor orationes, and Revelationes extravagantes)
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    • 2015-05-29: revised
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