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Limits to learning : the transfer of encyclopaedic knowledge in the early Middle Ages / edited by Concetta Giliberto and Loredana Teresi.

Publication:
Leuven : Peeters, 2013.
Series:
Mediaevalia Groningana ; new ser., v. 19.
Storehouses of Wholesome Learning (Project) (Series) ; 3.
Mediaevalia Groningana ; new ser., v. 19
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 291 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Learning and scholarship -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500 -- Congresses.
Manuscripts, English (Old) -- Congresses.
Transmission of texts -- Europe -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses.
Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- Europe -- Congresses.
Manuscripts, Greek (Medieval and modern) -- Europe -- Congresses.
Contents:
Limits of learning : an introduction / Concetta Giliberto and Loredana Teresi
The limits of Bede's learning in his sources, purpose, and transmission / George Hardin Brown
Aelfric on the planets in the Interrogationes Sigewulfi in Genesin / Filippa Alcamesi
The dynamics of the image of love : the ancient god of love in a Christian encyclopaedic setting / Esther Mulders
Seduced by pagan poets and philosophers : suspicious learning in the early Middle Ages / Mariken Teeuwen
Alphabets in Anglo-Saxon manuscripts / Kees Dekker
Some curious interpretations of letter names in seven Greek alphabets : stretching the bounds of a tradition / Alan Griffiths
Aelfric and the authorship of the Old English De diebus malis / László Sándor Chardonnens
Aelfric's downsized version of Alcuin's Quaestiones in Genesim : enough is enough / Rolf H. Bremmer Jr.
Rare words in the Old English Heptateuch / Richard Marsden
The poem "Nauta rudis..." in Anglo-Saxon manuscripts : more than a colophon / Patrizia Lendinara
Where do they belong? : typology and meaning of the signs of the last judgement in Anglo-Saxon manuscripts / Concetta Giliberto
Books and learning in the prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England database / Francesca Tinti.
Notes:
Proceedings from the third workshop of the project, Storehouses of Wholesome Learning, held in Leeuwarden in June-July 2007.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Elsie de Renzo Orlando Fund.
Contributor:
Giliberto, Concetta, editor.
Teresi, Loredana, editor.
Elsie de Renzo Orlando Fund.
ISBN:
9789042927087 (pbk.)
9042927089 (pbk.)
OCLC:
840391419
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