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Herbert of Bosham : a medieval polymath

Author: Michael Staunton
Publisher: York : York Medieval Press ; Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, NY: The Boydell Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Herbert of Bosham (c.1120-c.1194) is one of the most brilliant, original and versatile thinkers of the twelfth century. Herbert was Thomas Becket's closest confidant, a theologian, biblical commentator, historian, letter-writer and Hebrew scholar; he wrote a Life of St Thomas unlike any other contemporary biography, produced one of the most visually-arresting illuminated Bible books of his age, and composed a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Herbert, of Bosham; Thomas, à Becket Saint; Herbert, of Bosham; Thomas, à Becket Saint
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Staunton
ISBN: 1903153883 9781903153888
OCLC Number: 1050611896
Description: xii, 205 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. An Introduction to Herbert of Bosham / Michael Staunton --
2. Master Herbert: Becket's eruditus, Envoy, Adviser, and Ghost-writer? / Anne J. Duggan --
3. Herbert of Bosham and Peter Lombard / Matthew Doyle --
4. Pages Covered with as Many Tears as Notes: Herbert of Bosham and the Glossed Manuscripts for Thomas Becket / Laura Cleaver --
5. Scholarship as a Weapon: Herbert of Bosham's Letter Collection / Julie Barrau --
6. Time, Change and History in Herbert of Bosham's Historia / Michael Staunton --
7. John Allen Giles and Herbert of Bosham: The Criminous Clerk as Editor / Nicholas Vincent --
8. The Missing Leaves of Arras MS 649: A Tale of Lost and Found / Sabina Flanagan --
9. Encounters with Herbert of Bosham / Christopher de Hamel.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Staunton.

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In-depth study of an important writer and close associate of Becket.  Read more...

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