The cardinal role of Anglo-Saxon libraries in the transmission of classical and patristic literature to the later middle ages has long been recognized, for these libraries sustained the researches of those English scholars whose writings determined the curriculum of medieval schools: Aldhelm, Bede, and Alcuin, to name only the best known. Yet this is the first full-length account of the nature and holdings of Anglo-Saxon libraries from the sixth century to the eleventh. The early chapters discuss libraries in antiquity, ...

The Anglo-Saxon Library 2008, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199239696

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The Anglo-Saxon Library 2006, OUP UK, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199267224