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The Abbey of St. Gall as a Centre of Literature and Art


  • Date Published: December 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107626072

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  • Originally published in 1926, this book analyses the role of the Abbey of St Gall in the development of German arts in the Middle Ages. Clark examines the various influences on the abbey from other European traditions and the importance of its manuscript collection for medieval learning. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in medieval Europe and the role of the Church in the transmission of learning.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: December 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107626072
    • length: 340 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 19 mm
    • weight: 0.5kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Historical introduction
    2. The Irish influence
    3. The Anglo-Saxon influence
    4. The plan of the Abbey
    5. The school of St Gall
    6. Art
    7. Music
    8. The drama
    9. Literature, excluding the drama
    10. St Gall in romance
    11. The Abbey library and its manuscripts
    12. General estimate
    Appendix A. The nationality of Tuotilo
    Appendix B. A list of the insular manuscripts in the St Gall Abbey library
    Appendix C. St Gall manuscripts in other libraries

  • Author

    J. M. Clark

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