Bishop Aethelwold Paperback

His Career and Influence

by Barbara Yorke;

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Bishop Aethelwold

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A thelwold's life and his political and ecclesiastical importance in the 10th-century reformation receive thorough scholarly scrutiny in this appraisal of his life and work. The studies include a comparison of A thelwold's career with that of other European monastic reformers; a study of A thelwold's foundation at Abingdon; and of his involvement with the political crises of the 10th century. A thelwold's skills as a scholar are assessed through surviving Latin and Old Englist texts, and as a teacher from the writings of his pupils. The scholarly work of his foundations is highlighted by a detailed study of the text of the 'Benedictional of St A thelwold'; other essays look at the music and sculpture performed and produced at A thelwold's foundations. Contributors: PATRICK WORMALD, ALAN THACKER, BARBARA YORKE, MICHAEL LAPIDGE, ANDREW PRESCOTT, MARY BERRY, ELIZABETH COATSWORTH

Bishop Aethelwold by Barbara Yorke was published by Boydell & Brewer Ltd in May 1997 and is our 55426th best seller. The ISBN for Bishop Aethelwold is 9780851157054.

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Details for Bishop Aethelwold

Page last updated 26th March 2017
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherBoydell & Brewer Ltd (May 1997)
EditionNew edition
Number of Pages236
Thickness12 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code1196790
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