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England and the Continent in the Eight Century

Levison, Wilhelm

Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press, London, 1966
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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xii, 347 pp, preface, abbreviations, I. INTRODUCTION: Channels of Intercourse and Trade. II. ENGLAND AND THE CHURCH OF ROME: Metropolitans and their Pallia; Monastic Priviliges; Relics and Church-dedications; Pilgrimages. III. THE FRISIAN MISSION: The Situation in the Frankish Kingdom, The Beginnings of the Frisian Mission; Willibrord. IV. BONIFACE: GERMAN MISSION AND REFORM OF THE FRANKISH CHURCH: The Mission in Germany; Church Organization and Church Reform. V. LEARNING AND SCHOLARSHIP: Anglo- Saxon Script on the Continent; Books and Libraries; Studies: Charles the Great and Alcuin. APPENDIX: STUDIES AND SOME TEXTS. I. The Charters of King Ethelbert I of Kent and the Descent of the Anglo-Saxon Charters. II. Lullus's Profession of Faith. III. The Protest of the Bishops of Britain Against Papal Demands in Connection with the Pallium: A Letter of Alcuin to King Offa of Mercia. IV. Winchcombe Abbey and Its Earliest Charters. V. The Patron Saints of English Churches in the Seventh and Eight Centuries. VI. The Beginning of the Year of the Incarnation in Bede's 'Historia Ecclesiastica'. VII. On the Correspondence of Boniface and Lullus. VIII. St. Boniface and Cryptography. IX. Alchfrid the Anchorite and the Book of Cerne. X. Venus, A Man. From an Unpublished Sermon. XI. A Letter of Alcuin to Beatus of Liebana. Index, Charters which are esamined in this volume. The Ford Lectures delivered in The University of Oxford in the Hilary Term, 1943. Reprinted lithographically from the sheets of the First Edition, 1966. Price clipped. Age-toned spine and edges dj with small chips at head and tail spine. Only the slightest edgewear, else, Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Dark grreen cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 002039

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Title: England and the Continent in the Eight ...

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, London

Publication Date: 1966

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

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