New PDF release: Anglo-Norman Durham 1093-1193

By David Rollason, Margaret Harvey, Michael Prestwich

ISBN-10: 0585210683

ISBN-13: 9780585210681

ISBN-10: 0851156541

ISBN-13: 9780851156545

This research of Anglo-Norman Durham's historical past, structure, artwork, and non secular and literary tradition covers a lot flooring, together with the Cathedral Priory and its dating to monastic reform; the careers of the prince bishops; reports of the amazing citadel; the connection among Durham and the Scottish kings; the structure of the cathedral; and Durham manuscripts and texts, that includes ancient compilations and the striking previous English poem De situ Dunelmi.

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No wonder that in 1993, to celebrate the foundation of Durham cathedral seems entirely justified. There are, however, various ways of marking satisfaction with the past. It would be possible to concentrate on praise and thanksgiving for an age that provided so generously for our present aesthetic satisfactions, and we might be inclined to view the twelfth century accordingly as a kind of golden age reflected in its art forms. A historical conference about twelfth-century Durham invites us to go deeper than this.

266-76. There are signs of west country influence on Malmesbury's view of Durham. It is inexplicable why he should state that Bishop St Calais died at Gloucester, rather than Windsor. The most likely source of most of his information about the bishop is the LDE which he gutted for his own purposes and amended as he saw fit. M. Thomson, William of Malmesbury (Woodbridge, 1987), p. 74. 2009 10:07:56 page_12 < previous page page_12 next page > Page 12 least, if not more of northern England, could be absorbed into the new style Scottish kingdom.

Unlike the southern English monks whom he took from Jarrow and Wearmouth for the new cathedral priory, St Calais had not come north with moist eyes at the thought of Cuthbert, Bede or the Northumbrian golden age. He did not however straightway begin a new church for his monastic community, and when after only five years their bishop was driven into exile for his political intransigence, his community must have felt rather uneasy. But when he returned determined to rebuild and refurbish his cathedral in 1091, the process of promoting the cult of Cuthbert on the grand scale was launched in magnificent style.

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