Stephen of Whitby’s Account of the Foundation of St Mary’s


Karn, Nicholas (2010) Stephen of Whitby’s Account of the Foundation of St Mary’s. In, UNSPECIFIED , .

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This piece of nearly 25,000 words presents for the first time an edition of this important late eleventh-century text based on all manuscripts, together with a translation, where hitherto only an inaccurate version based on one late manuscript has been available in print. Accompanying this is a substantial essay in which I defend the wrongly-questioned authenticity of the account, and in which I compare it with similar accounts from England and France in order to establish its nature as a text somewhere between the genres of foundation history and monastic autobiography.

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Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > History
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities
ePrint ID: 66239
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2010In press
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:52
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/66239

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