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Reading in medieval St. Gall

Author: Anna A Grotans
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series: Cambridge studies in palaeography and codicology, 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Learning to read in medieval Germany meant learning to read and understand Latin as well as the pupils' own language. The teaching methods used in the medieval Abbey of St. Gall survive in the translations and commentaries of the monk, scholar, and teacher Notker Labeo (c. 950-1022). Notker's pedagogic method, although deeply rooted in classical and monastic traditions, demonstrates revolutionary innovations that
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Notker, Labeo; Notker, Labeo; Notker, Labeo
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anna A Grotans
ISBN: 0521803446 9780521803441
OCLC Number: 60835363
Description: xv, 363 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Medieval reading --
Education at St. Gall --
Language use and choice --
The St. Gall tractate --
Discretio in the classroom --
Accentus --
Spelling for reading.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in palaeography and codicology, 13.
Responsibility: Anna A. Grotans.
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A 2006 analysis of medieval teaching methods through the surviving manuscripts of the scholar Notker of St Gall.  Read more...

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