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The life of Christina of Markyate

The life of Christina of Markyate

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christina, -- of Markyate, Saint, -- b. ca. 1096.,
  • Christian women saints -- England -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-97) and index.

    Statementtranslated by C.H. Talbot ; revised with an introduction and notes by Samuel Fanous and Henrietta Leyser.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsFanous, Samuel, 1962-, Leyser, Henrietta.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4700.C567 L525 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 100 p. :
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18503122M
    ISBN 109780192806772
    LC Control Number2007035102

    Giles Constable, "The Life of Christina of Markyate.C. H. Talbot," Specu no. 3 (Jul., ): The Life of Christina of Markyate | 'I wish to remain single, for I have made a vow of virginity.' This is the remarkable story of the twelfth-century recluse Christina, who became prioress of Markyate, near St Albans in Hertfordshire. Determined to devote her life to God and to remain a virgin, Christina repulses the sexual advances of the bishop of : Oxford University Press, USA.

    The Life of Christina of Markyate. There is only one extant copy of the Life of is to be found in a 14th-century manuscript (British Library Cotton Tiberius E.i) comprising a collection of the lives of saints made by the chronicler John of Tynemouth.   Samuel Fanous and Henrietta Leyser present a vivid interdisciplinary study devoted to the life, work and extant vita of Christina of Markyate, which draws on research from a wide range of disciplines. This fascinating and comprehensive collection surveys the life of an extraordinary medieval : Samuel Fanous, Henrietta Leyser.

    Reviews 'The Life of Christina of Markyate is perhaps the fullest and most vivid account of a woman coming down to us from the twelth century.' - The Tablet 'Attractively produced and well-illustrated collection of essays offering a comprehensive interdisciplinary contextualisation of Christina of Markayate.'- Journal of Ecclesiastical History 'The overall scholarly quality of the . Christina of Markyate – The First Feminist? Christina of Markyate (born Theodora), was born into a wealthy English family in about As a young girl, during a visit to St. Alban’s Abbey in Hertfordshire, Christina took a vow of chastity, committing herself to a life .


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We have you covered with 24/7 instant online tutoring. Connect with one of our tutors now. Christina’s vita was first transcribed and translated by C.H.

Talbot inand revised by Samuel Fanous and Henrietta Leyser in Both editions are available from Oxford University Press. Joanna Royle completed her PhD on Christina of Markyate at the University of Glasgow in