Chapter Twelve. Latin Learning and Christian Art

  1. Pauline Stafford Professor specialist
  1. Martin J. Ryan PhD Teaching Fellow

Published Online: 27 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311020.ch12

A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100

A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100

How to Cite

Ryan, M. J. (2009) Latin Learning and Christian Art, in A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100 (ed P. Stafford), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311020.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Liverpool University, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Manchester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106283

Online ISBN: 9781444311020

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Keywords:

  • Latin learning and Christian art;
  • Atlantic Archipelago, intellectual powerhouse of western Europe;
  • surviving works of Irish or Anglo-Saxon scholarship;
  • writings of Romano-Britain Pelagius, demonstrating skill and intelligence;
  • Lichfield Gospels, containing zoomorphic interlace;
  • school at Canterbury was transforming learning in the south;
  • Gospel-books and Insular Christian Art

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Education and Learning

  • The Decorated Gospel-books and Insular Christian Art

  • Conclusion

  • Further Reading

  • Bibliography