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Reflecting and enhancing Rocamadour's status (aristocratic figures feature prominently), they throw light on many of the dangers faced by medieval men and women: illness and injury; imprisonment; warfare; arbitrary justice; and natural disasters.

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Medieval miracle stories from a major pilgrim destination in 12c France. In the second half of the twelfth century Rocamadour developed an international reputation as a centre of devotion to the Virgin Mary, drawing pilgrims from Spain, Italy, Germany, England and the Latin East as well as France, as witnessed by the 126 miracle stories written there in 1172-3, here translated for the first time

While its origins remain obscure, the shrine to the Virgin Mary at Rocamadour achieved quite substantial importance by the second half of the twelfth century.

While its origins remain obscure, the shrine to the Virgin Mary at Rocamadour achieved quite substantial importance by the second half of the twelfth century. Located in a spectacular gorge on the Alzou River in Quercy, it survived the vicissitudes of the wars of religion to become, and remain today, one of the most popular Marian shrines in modern France. Despite its importance, the monastic community which tended the shrine during the Middle Ages remained a priory dependent on the abbey of Tulle, in part because it was, in the words of Robert of Torigny, horribly remote" (p. 71).

In the second half of the twelfth century Rocamadour developed an international reputation as a centre of devotion to the Virgin Mary, drawing pilgrims from Spain, Italy, Germany, England and the Latin East as well as France, as witnessed by the 126 miracle stories written there in 1172-3, here translated for the first time.

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One fact about the translation should be noted.

The Miracles of Our Lady of Rocamadour: Analysis and Translation. While its origins remain obscure, the shrine to the Virgin Mary at Rocamadour achieved quite substantial importance by the second half of the twelfth century. One fact about the translation should be noted. Bull worked directly from the copy of the text found in Bibliothèque Nationale, manuscrit latin 16565, which is "very probably the oldest surviving copy of the miracle collection" (pp. ix-x).