Vol. 30 No. 2 (2004): XXX - 2004, fascicolo 2
Two Medieval Saints’ Lives and the Judgement of Paris
AbstractThe biographical traditions associated with St. Catharine of Siena and St. Francis of Assisi are shown to share to a surprising extent folk-tale features in common with those that have influenced the Tale of the Judgement of Paris interpreted as an allegory of early life-choice between options offered by ambivalent helper figures.
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