Bibliographic Details

Text and transmission in medieval Europe / editors, Chris Bishop.

Imprint Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2007.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 228 pages)
Language English
Subject Transmission of texts -- Europe -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Europe -- Congresses.
Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Literature, Medieval -- Translations -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Literature, Medieval.
Literature, Medieval -- Translations.
Manuscripts, Medieval.
Transmission of texts.
Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Electronic books.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors Bishop, Chris.
ISBN 9781443802772
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed on Apr. 24, 2013).
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Based on a conference: Text and Transmission in Early Medieval Europe, this book deals with range in geography from Ireland through to Byzantium, and covers almost a millennium of European history. It attempts to reveal some truths about texts, transmission and the literacies needed to interpret them.
Other form Print version: Text and transmission in medieval Europe. Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2007 9781847183149
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Text and transmission in Medieval Europe / Chris Bishop [and others]
  • The Irish birdman: kingship and liminality in Buile Suibhne / Bridgeette Slavin
  • The eunuch Narses / John Martyn
  • The politics of hagiography in ninth-century Rome / Bronwen Neil
  • The 'lost" literature of England: text and transmission in tenth-century Wessex / Chris Bishop
  • Close to the edge: The fortunes of men and the limits of wisdom literature / Robert DiNapoli
  • Perpetual devotion: interpreting Medieval Mariology / Walter Kudrycz
  • Illuminating ritual texts: text, image and the creation of sacred space in Jewish manuscripts of the Iberian peninsula / Vanessa Crosby
  • A ballad of twelfth day: texts and contexts / Diane Speed
  • Appendix I: an edition of Twelfth day.