The Durham Collectar

The Durham Collectar

Edited by Alicia Corrêa

Paperback
$95.00

Henry Bradshaw Society

Overview

Overview

A translation and study of Durham Cathedral Library MS A. IV. 19, a book of collects for the Divine Office, a part of the service-books of monk or priest in Anglo-Saxon England.
Few liturgical historians are aware that a book of collects for theDivine Office formed part of the service-books owned by a monk orpriest in Anglo-Saxon England. The Durham Collectar, misnamed the`Durham Ritual'and tentatively dated to the tenth century, is the earliest collectar to have survived in England. Where did it come from,and how was it used? To answer the first, a new edition of the Latintext is presented in this volume, with extensive collation tablesshowing at a glance the most influential liturgical sources. In theintroduction, the function of the collectar is discussed.

Details

December 1992
314 pages
21.6x13.8 cm
Henry Bradshaw Society
ISBN: 9781870252409
Format: Paperback
Henry Bradshaw Society
BIC HRAX
BISAC REL033000
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Une etude stimulante, non seulement du collectaire du Durham, mais aussi du collectaire comme categorie de livre liturgique... un ouvrage digne d'une serie distinguee. REVUE D'HISTOIRE ECCLES. 2/93Clarif(ies) the history of collectars as a genre of liturgical book and the place of this document among examplars of the group, and present(s) an `emended' version of the Durham Collectar collated with sources and other collections. ALBION

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