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Published: 24 May 2018

344 Pages


ISBN: 9780190857967

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Columbanus and the Peoples of Post-Roman Europe

Alexander O'Hara

Oxford Studies in Late Antiquity

  • Considers all of the geographical spheres in which Columbanus and his monastic communities operated and the communities he and his successors came in contact with
  • Seeks to move away from simple binary models of understanding Columbanus and his achievement between Merovingian decadence/ Columbanian renewal or between Irish/ Frankish
  • Investigates how different actors from different backgrounds and ethnic groups contributed to the creation of new identities in the early Middle Ages