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The Anglo-Saxon library / Michael Lapidge.

By: Lapidge, MichaelMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005. Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 407 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781435618152; 1435618157; 9780191533013; 0191533017; 9780199239696; 019923969X; 9786610905454; 6610905452Subject(s): Libraries -- England -- History -- 400-1400 | English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Bibliography | Manuscripts, Medieval -- England | Scriptoria -- England | Bibliothèques -- Angleterre -- Histoire -- 400-1400 | Littérature anglaise -- ca 450-1100 (Vieil anglais) -- Bibliographie | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- Archives & Special Libraries | English literature -- Old English | Libraries | Manuscripts, Medieval | Scriptoria | England | Bibliotheken | Inventarissen | Oudengelse handschriften | 400 - 1400Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Bibliographies. | History. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Anglo-Saxon library.DDC classification: 027.0420902 LOC classification: Z791.E5 | L37 2005ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-363) and indexes.

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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.

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.

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