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Monastic Wales : new approaches

Author: Janet E Burton
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2013.
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A collection of essays by leading scholars that investigates the significance of Wales's medieval religious houses in the development of Welsh society, politics and culture.


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Genre/Form: Church history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet E Burton
ISBN: 9780708325827 0708325823
OCLC Number: 908614509
Description: xix, 273 Seiten . : Illustrationen, Faksimiles, Karten ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction Janet Burton and Karen Stober Part I: Foundation, Transition and Transformation 1 The Archaeology of Monasteries in Wales and the Strata Florida Project David Austin 2 Transition and Transformation: the Benedictine Houses Janet Burton 3 Culdees to Canons: the Augustinian Houses of North Wales Karen Stober and David Austin 4 Monasteries and Urban Space in Medieval Welsh Towns Jens Rohrkasten Part II: State Building, Authority and Power 5 The Medieval Grants to Strata Florida Abbey: Mapping the Agency of Lordship Jemma Bezant 6 The Rulers of Gwynedd and Powys David Stephenson 7 Monastic Burial in Medieval Wales Andrew Abram Part III: Movement and Social Interaction 8 Pilgrimage Kathryn Hurlock 9 Travel and Communication Jemma Bezant 10 The Knights Hospitaller Helen Nicholson 11 Wales and Ireland: Monastic Links Arlene Hogan Part IV: Cultural Identity and Production 12 Monastic Patronage of Welsh Poetry Dafydd Johnston 13 Abbess Annes and the Ape Jane Cartwright 14 Manuscripts and the Monasteries Ceridwen Lloyd Morgan 15 Space in context: Interpretations of claustral spaces in Wales with special reference to Cistercian dormitories Anne Muller Bibliography
Responsibility: ed. by Janet Burton and Karen Stöber.


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This impressive collection of essays makes an extremely valuable contribution to the study of both medieval Wales and medieval monasticism. No other volume provides such a wide-ranging picture of Read more...

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