Medieval Swedish Sermons on St. Olaf

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The contribution presents preserved medieval Nordic sermons on St Olaf, all of which are found in Latin manuscripts from the medieval library of Vadstena Abbey. After a brief discussion of what they sermons say about St Olaf and what sources the preachers may have used, the contents of one specific sermon are given in summary form.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOra pro nobis
Subtitle of host publicationSpace, Place and the Practice of Saints' Cults in Medieval and Early-Modern Scandinavia and Beyond
EditorsNils Holger Petersen, Mia Münster-Swendsen, Thomas Heebøll-Holm, Martin Wangsgaard Jürgensen
Place of PublicationCopenhagen
PublisherNationalmuseet, Köpenhamn
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)978-87-408-3235-8
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

NamePNM Publications from the National Museum. Studies in Archaeology & History

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • History of Religions
  • History
  • Specific Literatures

Free keywords

  • St Olaf
  • Vadstena Abbey
  • Medieval preaching
  • Sermons
  • Manuscript Studies


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