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Aspects of knowledge: Preserving and reinventing traditions of learning in the Middle Ages

Marilina Cesario and Hugh Magennis

Abstract

This edited collection explores how knowledge was preserved and reinvented in the Middle Ages. Unlike previous publications, which are predominantly focused either on a specific historical period or on precise cultural and historical events, this volume, which includes essays spanning from the eighth to the fifteenth centuries, is intended to eschew traditional categorisations of periodisation and disciplines and to enable the establishment of connections and cross-sections between different departments of knowledge, including the history of science (computus, prognostication), the history of ... More

Keywords: Knowledge, Learning, Middle Ages, Material Culture, History of Art, Geography, Theology, Science, Music, Literature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780719097843
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719097843.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marilina Cesario, editor
Senior Lecturer in the Earliest English Writings and Historical Linguistics at Queen's University, Belfast

Hugh Magennis, editor
Professor Emeritus in Old English at Queen's University, Belfast

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