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Published: 22 August 2013

286 Pages


ISBN: 9780199675951

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Historia Selebiensis Monasterii

The History of the Monastery of Selby

Janet Burton

Oxford Medieval Texts

  • The first edition of the text from its unique medieval manuscript
  • English translation makes the text available for those with no knowledge of Latin
  • Includes extensive historical notes to explain the references in the text
  • The introduction offers a new interpretation of the early history of Selby Abbey so contributes to an understanding of the monastic settlement of post Conquest England and Selby's part in it
  • Contributes to the debate about the creation of memory and identity through historical writing

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