English Caroline Script and Monastic History: Studies in Benedictinism, Ad 950-1030 (2020)

English Caroline Script and Monastic History: Studies in Benedictinism, Ad 950-1030 David N. Dumville English Caroline Script and Monastic History Studies in Benedictinism Ad Caroline minuscule script was adopted in England in the mid tenth century in imitation of Continental usage A badge of ecclesiastical reform it was practised in Benedictine scriptoria but was also ta
  • Title: English Caroline Script and Monastic History: Studies in Benedictinism, Ad 950-1030
  • Author: David N. Dumville
  • ISBN: 9780851153230
  • Page: 335
  • Format: Hardcover
English Caroline Script and Monastic History: Studies in Benedictinism, Ad 950-1030 David N. Dumville Caroline minuscule script was adopted in England in the mid tenth century in imitation of Continental usage A badge of ecclesiastical reform, it was practised in Benedictine scriptoria but was also taken up by members of the royal writing office the chancery occupied an important place in the pioneering of calligraphic fashions During its approximately two century histoCaroline minuscule script was adopted in England in the mid tenth century in imitation of Continental usage A badge of ecclesiastical reform, it was practised in Benedictine scriptoria but was also taken up by members of the royal writing office the chancery occupied an important place in the pioneering of calligraphic fashions During its approximately two century history in England, Caroline script developed a number of forms, in part reflecting different tendencies within the Reform cause The Rule of St Benedict was focal for this movement In the aftermath of the final Scandinavian conquest of England AD1016 a Canterbury master scribe created the form of Caroline writing which was to become a mark of Englishness and outlive the Norman Conquest In the closing chapter its inventor s career is discussed and his achievement assessed This volume offers analysis of manuscript evidence as a basis for the cultural and ecclesiastical history of late Anglo Saxon England David N Dumville is professor of History and Palaeography at the University of Aberdeen
English Caroline Script and Monastic History: Studies in Benedictinism, Ad 950-1030 David N. Dumville

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