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Published: 22 August 2013

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780198207610

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The Abbots of Wearmouth and Jarrow

Edited by Christopher Grocock and I. N. Wood

Oxford Medieval Texts

  • Offers a new edition, translation, and commentary of the major texts on the monasteries of Wearmouth and Jarrow: works that are vital for our understanding both of the context in which Bede was writing and also of the nature of monasticism in Northumbria in the pre-Viking period
  • Includes an extensive introduction that sets the documents in context and provides suggestions for wider reading
  • Includes a detailed commentary that clarifies key points and opens up discussion of issues raised by the text