What nuns read: books and libraries in medieval English nunneries

Front Cover
Cistercian Publications, 1995 - History - 300 pages

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Preface
1
Incomes and Acquisitions
7
Manuscripts and Books
33
Learning and Literacy
57
Abbreviations Part II
99
Cartularies and Related Documents
219
Index of Works in French
231
Index of Works in Latin excluding biblical
237
Index of Biblical and Liturgical Works in Latin
245
Index of Names Relating to Inscriptions
251
Index of Incipits
261
General Index to Part I
273
Bibliography
283
Copyright

About the author (1995)

David N. Bell is Professor of Religious Studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Well known among Cistercian scholars for his studies of the Augustinian theology of William of Saint Thierry and the library holdings of medieval abbeys, he has also translated monastic works from Latin, Greek, and Coptic.