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  The Vie Seinte Osith is a little-known Anglo-Norman verse life of an early English virgin martyr. The saint commemorated in this life is a pseudo-historical composite made up of three Anglo-Saxon holy women connected to the seventh and tenth centuries. Hagiography in Anglo-Saxon England: Adopting and Adapting Saints’ Lives into Old English Prose (c. ) Loredana Lazzari, Patrizia Lendinara, Claudia Di Sciacca This volume gathers fourteen new essays devoted to Old English prose saints’ lives from the late Anglo-Saxon period. HAGIOGRAPHY IN LATE ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND: ÆLFRIC OF EYNSHAM AND THE LIVES OF SAINTS. Joyce HILL (University of Leeds), The Context of Ælfric’s Saints’ Lives Loredana LAZZARI (LUMSA, Roma), Kingship and Sainthood in Ælfric: Oswald and Edmund Susan IRVINE (University College London), Hanging by a Thread: Ælfric’s Saints’ Lives and the. Although the Norman Conquest of swept away most of the secular and ecclesiastical leaders of pre-Conquest England, it held some positive aspects for English society, such as its effects on Anglo-Saxon monastic foundations, which this study explores. The first part deals in depth with five individual case studies (Abingdon, Gloucester, Bury St Edmunds, St Albans and St Augustine's.

Anglo-Saxon England, in particular, was imagined as a spiritual "golden age" and a rich source of precedent, for kings and for the monasteries that housed early English saints' remains. This book examines the vernacular hagiography produced in a monastic context, demonstrating how writers, illuminators, and policy-makers used English saints. [A21] S. Foot, Monastic Life in Anglo-Saxon England, c. – () - a different kind of approach, focusing on the nature of religious communities in the earlier part of the period [A22] H. Mayr-Harting, The Coming of Christianity to Anglo-Saxon England (), 3rd ed. Victoria B Jordan, Boston College, Monastic hagiography in Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman England: The cases of Edward the Confessor and St. Edmund, King and Martyr dissertation, This page was last edited on 7 October , at (UTC). Text is available under the. Monastic Life in Anglo-Saxon England, c. This major new history of monasticism in early Anglo-Saxon England explores the history of the church between the conversion to Christianity in the sixth century and a monastic revival in the tenth. It represents the first comprehensive revision.

Hagiography and Politics in Anglo-Norman England by Jane Zatta T NHE Vie Seinte Osith is a little-known Anglo-Norman verse life of an early English virgin martyr. The saint commemorated in this life is a pseudo-historical composite made up of three Anglo-Saxon holy women connected to the seventh and tenth centuries.' Little. Jordan, Victoria B. "Monastic Hagiography in Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman England: The Cases of Edward the Confessor and St. Edmund, King and Martyr." Dissertation Abstracts International (): AA. Kjellman, Hilding. La Vie Seint Edmund le Rei: poème anglo-normand du XIIe siècle par Denis Piramus. Göteborg: Elanders. Anglo-Norman aristocratic patronage of Anglo-Saxon monasteries in post-Conquest England examined. Although the Norman Conquest of swept away most of the secular and ecclesiastical leaders of pre-Conquest England, it held some positive aspects for English society, such as its effects on Anglo-Saxon monastic foundations, which this study. Scholars have long been interested in the extent to which the Anglo-Saxon past can be understood using material written, and produced, in the twelfth century; and simultaneously in the continued importance (or otherwise) of the Anglo-Saxon past in the generations following the Norman Conquest of England. In order to better understand these issues, this volume provides a series of essays that.