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Studies in Celtic History: Early Monasteries in Cornwall by Lynette Olson

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This is the first study for more than seventy years to consider the early monasteries of Cornwall through a combination of evidence ?written sources (the first hagiography of Brittany and Cornwall, ecclesiastical documents, Anglo-Saxon charters, Domesday Book), place-names and material remains. The main emphasis is on identifying the sites of these monasteries, and tracing their survival to later periods; Dr Olson also considers the origin and progress of monasticism in south-west Britain, and looks at the monasteries' characteristics and, in a broader context, their place in Church and society.

Some bumps to corners of dust jacket and jacket is a little grubby in places but overall in very good condition.

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Author(s):
Lynette Olson
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24x16cm
Edition:
1989 Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0851154786
ISBN-13:
9780851154787
Number of pages:
135
Publisher:
The Boydell Press
Title:
Early Monasteries in Cornwall

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This is the first study for more than seventy years to consider the early monasteries of Cornwall through a combination of evidence ?written sources (the first hagiography of Brittany and Cornwall, ecclesiastical documents, Anglo-Saxon charters, Domesday Book), place-names and material remains. The main emphasis is on identifying the sites of these monasteries, and tracing their survival to later periods; Dr Olson also considers the origin and progress of monasticism in south-west Britain, and looks at the monasteries' characteristics and, in a broader context, their place in Church and society.

Some bumps to corners of dust jacket and jacket is a little grubby in places but overall in very good condition.

Author(s):
Lynette Olson
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24x16cm
Edition:
1989 Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0851154786
ISBN-13:
9780851154787
Number of pages:
135
Publisher:
The Boydell Press
Title:
Early Monasteries in Cornwall

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