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Laberberg, 51

Laon, 122

Laurentian litany, 123 , 127 , 136

Le Goff, Jacques, 147

Le Roy Ladurie, Emmanuel, 118

Legends: and Counter-Reformation, 11 , 169 -71;

importance at late medieval shrines, 7 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 36 -43;

of lost and found images and relics, 203 -9, 223 -25;

and Rauscher's denunciation of medieval Church exempla, 151 -52;

of suddenly revealed shrines, 42 -43, 209 -16, 225 -26;

of trial and triumph, 23 -24, 110 -16, 171 -202, 218 -23

Leipzig, 148

Leonhard, Saint, 25

Leucht, Valentin, 97 n64, 179 , 180

Liminality, 167

Literacy, 4 -5, 194

Loreto, Holy House of, 38 , 120 , 121 , 123 , 124 , 161 , 223

Louis the Bavarian (German emperor, r. 1314-1347), 38 , 39 , 173 , 177 , 183

Louvain, 95 , 138

Loyola, Ignatius, 167

Luther, Martin: assessment of late medieval saintly devotion, 60 -64, 105 , 133 , 134 ;

in Catholic propaganda, 109 , 141 ;

Table Talk , 150 ;

Testament , 154 -55;

view of human nature, 118

Lutheranism, 107 ;

attitudes toward saints, 64 -69, 94 -95;

in Bavaria, 70 -71, 72 , 73 , 106 ;

Catholic polemics against, 109 , 110 , 140 -41, 144 , 145 , 178 , 188 ;

and competition with Calvinism, 99 -100, 132 ;

and "Luther Myth," 147 , 158 ;

and polemics against Catholic clergy, 151 -55, 157 -58

Lykosthenes, Conrad, 148 n52


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