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Literacy, education and manuscript transmission in Byzantium and beyond

Author: Catherine Holmes; Judith Waring
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston, MA : Brill, 2002.
Series: Medieval Mediterranean, v. 42.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

This collection of papers offers a variety of new perspectives on the related topics of literacy, education and manuscript transmission in Byzantium and among neighbouring cultures by analysing  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Kongress
Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Literacy, education and manuscript transmission in Byzantium and beyond.
Leiden ; Boston, MA : Brill, 2002
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Holmes; Judith Waring
ISBN: 9004120963 9789004120969
OCLC Number: 49871605
Description: xii, 268 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Written culture in Byzantium and beyond / Catherine Holmes --
The Byzantine reception of classical astrology / Paul Magdalino --
The transmission of visual knowledge in Byzantium through illumnated manuscripts / John Lowden --
Some changing trends in the Jewish literary expression of the Byzantine world / Stefan Reif --
The literary background of Kekaumenos / Charlotte Roueché --
Food for the spirit and a light for the road : reading the bible in the Life of Cyril Phileotes by Nicholas Kataskepenos / Margaret Mullett --
Literacies of lists : reading Byzantine monastic inventories / Judith Waring --
Byzantium and the origins of written culture in Rus / Simon Franklin --
Learning Greek in western Euro[pe 1476-1516 / Paul Botley --
The transmission of reek philosophy via the School of Edessa / Erica C.D. Hunter --
Greek-Oriental palimpsests in Cambridge / Natalie Tchernetska.
Series Title: Medieval Mediterranean, v. 42.
Responsibility: edited by Catherine Holmes and Judith Waring.
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'...this wealth of increasingly accessible material will benefit from major syncretistic studies from the perspectives explored here.'Ann Moffatt, Speculum, 2005.

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