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Author Lapidge, Michael.

Title The Anglo-Saxon library / Michael Lapidge
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 407 pages)
Contents Contents; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Vanished Libraries of Classical Antiquity; 2. Vanished Libraries of Anglo-Saxon England; 3. Reconstructing Anglo-Saxon Libraries (I): The Evidence of Inventories; 4. Reconstructing Anglo-Saxon Libraries (II): The Evidence of Manuscripts; 5. Reconstructing Anglo-Saxon Libraries (III): The Evidence of Citations; Conclusions; Appendices; Catalogue of Classical and Patristic Authors and Works Composed before AD 700 and Known in Anglo-Saxon England; Bibliography; Index of Manuscripts; General Index
Summary This invaluable study sets out the evidence for the nature and holdings of libraries in Anglo-Saxon England, from the sixth century to the eleventh. It is furnished with appendices which include editions of all surviving Anglo-Saxon book inventories, lists of those manuscripts exported from and imported into Anglo-Saxon England, and a catalogue of all classical and patristic works cited by Anglo-Saxon authors. The volume is concluded by a comprehensive index (combining the evidence. of inventories, surviving manuscripts, and citations) of all classical and patristic writings known in England b
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-363) and indexes
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Subject Libraries -- England -- History -- 400-1400
English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Bibliography
Manuscripts, Medieval -- England
Scriptoria -- England
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- Archives & Special Libraries.
English literature -- Old English
Libraries
Manuscripts, Medieval
Scriptoria
Bibliotheken.
Inventarissen.
Oudengelse handschriften.
England
Genre/Form Bibliographies
History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781435618152
1435618157
9780191533013
0191533017
9780199239696
019923969X
9786610905454
6610905452