Lay Intellectuals in the Carolingian World

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Did the laity have a part in the Carolingian Renaissance? If so, how were lay elites, and through them the laity at large affected? This fascinating and wide-ranging volume examines these questions through a study of lay involvement in literary and artistic activity in early medieval Europe. Leading historians explore a diverse range of Latin and vernacular texts written by secular authors and use richly drawn case studies to illuminate such key issues as the extent of lay literacy, the contexts in which learned laity could ...

Lay Intellectuals in the Carolingian World 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521174091

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Lay Intellectuals in the Carolingian World 2008, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521834537

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