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What Nuns Read

Books and Libraries in Medieval English Nunneries

David N. Bell

What Nuns Read
What Nuns Read

ISBN: 9780879075583, CS158H

Details: 312 pgs, 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 7/8
Publication Date: 11/01/1995
Cistercian Publications
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The literacy and education of medieval nuns has been a subject of dispute and study in recent years. In his third Index of medieval libraries, David Bell presents a comprehensive list of all manuscripts and printed books which have been traced with certainty or high probability to english nunneries. A systematic listing of the books available to english nuns, and in the process an indication of the wealth, the intellectual level, and the spirituality of english nuns from the Conquest to the Reformation.

ISBN: 9780879075583, CS158H

Details: 312 pgs, 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 7/8
Publication Date: 11/01/1995
Cistercian Publications