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5.0 out of 5 stars saints days,feasts,fasts, festival
This is one of the most usefull books I have come across and would highly reccommend the book as it is a good source of info for any historian well done mr waters another high quality book!
Published on 21 Oct 2003 by diane clark

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3.0 out of 5 stars Not a bad book, not a particularly helpful one either
I was looking for a book on saints and their days, and completely misunderstood the title of this book. It's a comprehensive list, including many religions, folk and historical festivals, but hardly a dictionary. Some of the entries are short to the point of being pointless. (Under Rosh Hashana, for example, it simply says "Jewish New Year", and there are a lot of entries...
Published on 17 Feb 2010 by Ms. A. Ballard


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3.0 out of 5 stars Not a bad book, not a particularly helpful one either, 17 Feb 2010
This review is from: A Dictionary of Saints Days, Fasts, Feasts and Festivals (Reference) (Paperback)
I was looking for a book on saints and their days, and completely misunderstood the title of this book. It's a comprehensive list, including many religions, folk and historical festivals, but hardly a dictionary. Some of the entries are short to the point of being pointless. (Under Rosh Hashana, for example, it simply says "Jewish New Year", and there are a lot of entries that just say "Welsh saint". I'd have preferred a less exhaustive list but one which contained a lot more information. The calendar at the end of the book is probably the most useful section.
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5.0 out of 5 stars saints days,feasts,fasts, festival, 21 Oct 2003
This review is from: A Dictionary of Saints Days, Fasts, Feasts and Festivals (Reference) (Paperback)
This is one of the most usefull books I have come across and would highly reccommend the book as it is a good source of info for any historian well done mr waters another high quality book!
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