The New Cambridge History of the Bible: From 600 to 1450 (BOK)

Richard Marsden, E. Ann Matter

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This volume examines the development and use of the Bible from late Antiquity to the Reformation, tracing both its geographical and its intellectual journeys from its homelands throughout the Middle East and Mediterranean and into northern Europe. Richard Marsden and Ann Matter's volume provides a balanced treatment of eastern and western biblical traditions, highlighting processes of transmission and modes of exegesis among Roman and Orthodox Christians, Jews and Muslims and illuminating the role of the Bible in medieval inter-religious dialogue. Translations into Ethiopic, Slavic, Armenian and Georgian vernaculars, as well as Romance and Germanic, are treated in detail, along with the theme of allegorized spirituality and established forms of glossing. The chapters take the study of Bible history beyond the cloisters of medieval monasteries and ecclesiastical schools to consider the influence of biblical texts on vernacular poetry, prose, drama, law and the visual arts of East and West.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter E. Ann Matter, Richard Marsden
Cambridge Univ Ed
ISBN 9780521860062
Antall sider 1068 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 5,8cm
Vekt 1820 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form History of religion