Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism: The Cluniac Tradition, c.900-1200by Scott G. Bruce
Pub. Date: 11/30/2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
A study of religious silence and sign language in an early medieval abbey. See more details below
A study of religious silence and sign language in an early medieval abbey.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series, #68
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)
Table of Contents
List of tables; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Map; Introduction: the dormant language; 1. Uttering no human sound; 2. The training of the hand; 3. A silent commerce of signs; 4. Transmission and adaptation; 5. Continuity and criticism; Conclusion; Appendix A: the Cluniac sign lexicon; Bibliography; Index.
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