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Manuscripts in Northumbria

Manuscripts in Northumbria

SKU: 2380

Author: Lawrence-Mathers, Anne.

Title: Manuscripts in Northumbria in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries.


Publisher: Suffolk, Woodbridge: D.S.Brewer, 2003.


Description: 8vo. x, 303 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations. Brown boards. Footnotes with references. List of Manuscripts. Bibliography: (p. 274-292) As new in As new dust-jacket. Hardcover. First Edition. ISBN: 0859917657.

  • Note:

    Contents: The influence of the past -- Durham and the Norman world -- Manuscript production at Durham in the early twelfth century -- Pictorial narrative and the cult of St. Cuthbert : Oxford, University College, MS 165 -- The Benedictine revival in Northumbria -- Power and cultural identity I : Durham and the anarchy -- Power and cultural identity II : Durham and its books, c. 1120-c. 1160 -- The Augustinians and their libraries -- The Cistercians and their libraries -- Readers of Bede : the importance of Bede in the revival of Northumbrian monasticism -- Aelred of Rievaulx.  

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