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St. Francis of Assisi

Religion (1181 — 3-Oct-1226)


Michael De La Bedoyere. Francis: A Biography of the Saint of Assisi. London: Collins. 1962. 288pp.

Julien Green. God's Fool: The Life of Francis of Assisi. San Francisco: Harper San Francisco. 1983. 273pp.

Adrian House. Francis of Assisi: A Revolutionary Life. Hidden Spring. 2003. 352pp.

Lord Longford. Francis of Assisi: A Life for All Seasons. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1978. xvi, 190pp.

Valerie Martin. Salvation: Scenes from the Life of St. Francis. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 2001. 268pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

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  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition (vol.10, pp.937-9)

  6. European Authors 1000-1900 (p.294)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.365)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.185)

  9. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.220)

  10. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.203)

  11. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.163)

  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.102)

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