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Question 1: During the Middle Ages, the prayers began to circulate with various promises of ________ and other assurances of supernatural graces supposed to attend from their regular recitation over the course of a year.
Roman Catholic theologyPopeIndulgenceCatholic Church

Question 2: Versions of this depiction occur as early as 1300, well before Bridget's vision, and have a ________ origin, by which she may have been influenced.
Dominican OrderCarmelitesCatholic religious orderFranciscan

Question 3: The most celebrated saint of Sweden was the daughter of Birger Persson of the family of Finsta, governor and ________ of Uppland, and one of the richest landowners of the country, and his wife, a member of the so-called Lawspeaker branch of the Folkunga family.
IcelandSnorri SturlusonSwedish languageLawspeaker

Question 4: Save for occasional pilgrimages, including one to ________ in 1373, she remained in Rome until her death on 23 July 1373.

Question 5: In 1344, shortly after their return, Ulf died in the ________ monastery of Alvastra Abbey in √Ėsterg√∂tland, and Birgitta then devoted herself wholly to religion.
CisterciansCarthusianTrappistsCatholic religious order

Question 6: Whatever their origin, the prayers were quite widely circulated in the late Middle Ages, and became regular features in ________ and other devotional literature.
Canonical hoursBook of hoursBreviaryLiturgical year

Question 7: Because of new discussions about her works, the ________ confirmed the orthodoxy of the revelations in 1436.
Council of FlorenceCouncil of VienneFirst Council of NicaeaCouncil of Chalcedon

Question 8: Other details often seen such as a single candle "attached to the wall," and the presence of ________ above, also come from Bridget's vision:
God the FatherBiblical canonJesusHoly Spirit

Question 9: Her visions of the ________ had a great influence on depictions of the Nativity of Jesus in art.
Biblical MagiMary (mother of Jesus)Nativity of JesusChristmas

Question 10: They were translated into various languages; an early English language version of them was printed in a primer by ________.
EnglandLondonWilliam CaxtonGeoffrey Chaucer


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