English Caroline Script and Monastic History: Studies in Benedictinism, AD 950-1030

English Caroline Script and Monastic History: Studies in Benedictinism, AD 950-1030

by David N. Dumville
     
 

An analysis and study of Caroline script from 200 years of ecclesiastical and secular records reveals important historical detail relating to late Anglo-Saxon England.See more details below

Overview

An analysis and study of Caroline script from 200 years of ecclesiastical and secular records reveals important historical detail relating to late Anglo-Saxon England.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851153230
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
05/06/1993
Series:
Studies in Anglo-Saxon History, #6
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
0.56(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
General Editor's Foreword
Preface
IIntroduction1
IIThe Dissemination of Anglo-Caroline Minuscule: the Evidence of the Oxford Manuscript of the Old English Benedictine Rule7
Appendix: The Foundation of Cholsey Abbey, the Fate of Abbot Germanus, and the Cult of St Kenelm of Winchcombe79
IIIThe Early History of Caroline Writing at Christ Church, Canterbury86
IV'Eadwig the Fat' and the Origins of Anglo-Caroline Minuscule, Style IV111
VConclusion141
Bibliography159
Index of Anglo-Saxon Charters181
Index of Manuscripts183
General Index189

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