Religion and Literature in Western England, 600-800.
Author: Sims-Williams, Patrick.
Title:Religion and Literature in Western England, 600-800.
Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. First Edition.
Description: 8vo. xiv, 484 p., maps. The dust-jacket has wear to the edges, two small closed tears, sunning to the spine, and now in a protective jacket. Name to the top of the fep. Extensive footnotes with referencces. Bibliography: (p. 400-433) Very good in Good dust-jacket. Hardcover.
From the Library of Professor D. Rollason & Dr L. Rollason of the Medieval History Department at Durham University
Contents: The kingdoms of the Hwicce and the Magonsætan -- Paganism and Christianity -- Early influences on the church -- Varieties of monasticism -- The eighth-century church -- Biblical study -- Letter-writing -- The unseen world: the monk of Wenlock's vision -- Prayer and magic -- Milred, Cuthbert and Anglo-Latin poetry -- The church in the landscape.