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The English Church and the Continent in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries: Cultural, Spiritual, and Artistic Exchanges

Veronica Ortenberg


This book is a study of the connections between the English and Continental churches during the tenth and eleventh centuries. The book draws on the whole range of narrative, liturgical, art-historical, and documentary sources to establish the strong and continuing links between England and the countries of Christian Europe in culture, spirituality, and art. The analysis of the various areas of contact — France, Flanders, the German lands, Italy, Byzantium, and the Holy Land — highlights the central place of the English church in early medieval Christendom. The work places the later Anglo-Saxon ... More

Keywords: connections, tenth century, eleventh century, Christian Europe, culture, spirituality, art, English church, medieval Christendom, Anglo-Saxon church

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1992 Print ISBN-13: 9780198201595
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201595.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Veronica Ortenberg, author
St Hugh's College, Oxford

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