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Author Gretsch, Mechthild.

Title The intellectual foundations of the English Benedictine reform / Mechthild Gretsch
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 471 pages)
Series Cambridge studies in Anglo-Saxon England ; 25
Cambridge studies in Anglo-Saxon England ; 25
Summary This book explores the intellectual foundations of the Benedictine reform in tenth-century England. It examines the importance of the vernacular at Bishop Æthelwold's influential Winchester school. Æthelwold's early career is also examined, showing the influence King Æthelstan's court had on intellectual and spiritual thought.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-450) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Aethelwold, Saint, Bishop of Winchester, approximately 908-984.
Aldhelm, Saint, 640?-709. De laudibus virginitatis.
Athelstan, King of England, 895-939.
Benedictines -- England -- Winchester -- History -- To 1500.
Bibliothèque royale Albert Ier. Manuscript. 1650.
Bible. Psalms -- Interlinear translations, English.
Royal Psalter.
Anglo-Saxons -- England -- Winchester.
English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Lexicography.
Manuscripts, English (Old) -- England -- Winchester.
England -- Intellectual life -- To 1066.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 97047549
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