Women as Scribes: Book Production and Monastic Reform in Twelfth-Century Bavaria Alison I. Beach

ISBN: 9780521126946

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Women as Scribes: Book Production and Monastic Reform in Twelfth-Century Bavaria  by  Alison I. Beach

Women as Scribes: Book Production and Monastic Reform in Twelfth-Century Bavaria by Alison I. Beach
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Alison Beachs book on female scribes in twelfth-century Bavaria is based on the belief that the scriptorium was vital to the intellectual revival of the Middle Ages and that women played a role in this renaissance. Beachs focus on manuscriptMoreAlison Beachs book on female scribes in twelfth-century Bavaria is based on the belief that the scriptorium was vital to the intellectual revival of the Middle Ages and that women played a role in this renaissance.

Beachs focus on manuscript production at three rather different religious houses, and the religious, intellectual, social and economic factors which influenced that production, enables her to draw wide-ranging conclusions of interest to palaeographers as well as others interested in religious and gender history.



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