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St. Cuthbert : his life and cult in medieval Durham

Author: Dominic Marner; British Library.
Publisher: Toronto ; New York : University of Toronto Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As well as the history of Cuthbert himself, this book also focuses on one of the most sumptuously decorated Lives of Cuthbert produced during this critical period (British Library Yates Thompson MS 26), and explains its central importance to the revival of the cult. St. Cuthbert: His Life and Cult in Medieval Durham reproduces in full colour all 46 extant miniatures from this manuscript in the British Library's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Church history
Portraits
Biographies
Named Person: Cuthbert, Saint Bishop of Lindisfarne; Cuthbert, Saint Bishop of Lindisfarne; Cuthbert, saint évêque de Lindisfarne; Cuthbert, saint évêque de Lindisfarne; Cuthbert, Saint Bishop of Lindisfarne
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dominic Marner; British Library.
ISBN: 0712346864 9780712346863 0802035183 9780802035189
OCLC Number: 44019010
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Cuthbert and Lindisfarne --
Cuthbert and Durham --
The Life of St Cuthbert.
Other Titles: Saint Cuthbert
Responsibility: Dominic Marner.

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This work tells the story of Cuthbert's life and of the efforts to rejuvenate his cult in late-12th-century Durham. It also focuses on one of the most sumptuously decorated "Lives" of Cuthbert  Read more...

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