Orderic Vitalis: Life, Works and Interpretations

Charles C. Rozier (Editor), Daniel Roach (Editor), Giles E. M. Gasper, Elisabeth van Houts

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The Gesta Normannorum ducum and Historia ecclesiastica of Orderic Vitalis are widely regarded as landmarks in the development of European historical writing and, as such, are essential sources of medieval history for students and scholars alike. The essays here consider Orderic's life and works, presenting new research on existing topics within Orderic studies and opening up new directions for future analysis and debate. They offer fresh interpretations from across the disciplines of medieval manuscript studies, English-language studies, archaeology, theology, and cultural memory studies; they also revisit established readings.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWoodbridge
PublisherBoydell Press
Number of pages430
ISBN (Electronic)9781782048404
ISBN (Print)9781783271252
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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