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Medieval Monastic Education

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Author: George Ferzoco
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441143408
Size: 42.47 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 254
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Book Description: While the role of monastic education has been studied in great detail in regard to male practices, this book examines the differences between the monastic formation and education of men and of women in Western Europe from the eighth to the sixteenth century. Fourteen chapters, written by well-known scholars, consider monastic education and practices in the geographical areas of England, France, Germany and the Low Countries. Using attitudes toward education and actual educational theories, the authors explore issues such as the use of music and physical training in education to explore new realms of the discipline.


The External School In Carolingian Society

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Author: M. M. Hildebrandt
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004094499
Size: 38.78 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 169
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Book Description: This study defines and chronicles the so-called "external school," a monastic institution often presumed to have trained non-monastic students in Latin literacy. Through an examination of the intentions of political and ecclesiastical leaders, the efffects of missionary activities, and the role of prayer confraternities, it places a long-misunderstood feature of monastic life in a political, social, and economic context.


Medieval Education

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Author: Ronald B. Begley
Publisher: Fordham Univ Press
ISBN: 9780823224272
Size: 12.54 MB
Format: PDF
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 234
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Book Description: This volume offers original studies on the subject of medieval education, not only in the formal academic sense typical of schools and universities but also in a broader cultural sense that includes law, liturgy, and the new religious orders of the high Middle Ages. Its essays explore the transmission of knowledge during the middle ages in various kinds of educational communities, including schools, scriptoria, universities, and workshops.


The Development Of Education In Medieval Iceland

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Author: Ryder Patzuk-Russell
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 1501514180
Size: 53.68 MB
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Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 326
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Book Description: Medieval Iceland is known for the fascinating body of literary works it produced, from ornate court poetry to mythological treatises to sagas of warrior-poets and feud culture. This book investigates the institutions and practices of education which lay behind not only this literary corpus, but the whole of medieval Icelandic culture, religion, and society. By bringing together a broad spectrum of sources, including sagas, law codes, and grammatical treatises, it addresses the history of education in medieval Iceland from multiple perspectives. It shows how the slowly developing institutions of the church shaped educational practices within an entirely rural society with its own distinct vernacular culture. It emphasizes the importance of Latin, despite the lack of surviving manuscripts, and teaching and learning in a highly decentralized environment. Within this context, it explores how medieval grammatical education was adapted for bilingual clerical education, which in turn helped create a separate and fully vernacularized grammatical discourse.


Songs Of Sacrifice

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Author: Rebecca Maloy
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0190071532
Size: 33.47 MB
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Category : Music
Languages : en
Pages : 346
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Book Description: "Songs of Sacrifice argues that liturgical music-both texts and melodies-played a central role in the cultural renewal of early Medieval Iberia. Between the seventh and eleventh centuries, Christian worship on the Iberian Peninsula was structured by rituals of great theological and musical richness, known as the Old Hispanic (or Mozarabic) rite. Much of this liturgy was produced during the seventh century, as part of a cultural and educational program led Isidore of Seville and other bishops. After the conversion of the Visigothic rulers from Arian to Nicene Christianity at the end of the sixth century, the bishops aimed to create a society unified in the Nicene faith, built on twin pillars of church and kingdom. They initiated a project of clerical education, facilitated through a distinctive culture of textual production. The chant repertory was carefully designed to promote these aims. The creators of the chant texts reworked scripture in ways designed to teach biblical exegesis, linking both to the theological works of Isidore and others, and to Visigothic anti-Jewish discourse. The notation reveals an intricate melodic grammar that is closely tied to textual syntax and sound. Through musical rhetoric, the melodies shaped the delivery of the texts to underline words and phrases images of particular liturgical or doctrinal import. The chants thus worked toward the formation of individual Christian souls and a communal, Nicene identity. The final chapters turn to questions about the intersection between orality and writing and the relationships of the Old Hispanic chant to other Western plainsong traditions"--


Life In A Medieval Monastery

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Author: Victoria Sherrow
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781560067917
Size: 55.32 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Monasteries.
Languages : en
Pages : 96
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Book Description: Explains the role that monasteries played in medieval society, discusses the ideals which the different orders shared and the characteristics that made each one distinctive, and describes everyday life in the cloister.


Mystics Quarterly

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Size: 20.20 MB
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Category : Mysticism
Languages : en
Pages :
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Life In A Medieval Monastery

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Author: Marc Cels
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780778713524
Size: 50.94 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Languages : en
Pages : 32
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Book Description: Describes the daily life of monks and nuns living in monasteries in the Middle Ages, covering such activities as prayer, reading and writing, book making, and hygiene.