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The Life of Christina of Markyate: A Twelfth Century Recluse

by C.H. Talbot

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Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Christian life & practice,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - General,
  • Religion,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Christianity - Catholic,
  • Religious,
  • History / Medieval,
  • Christianity - Catholicism,
  • Christian Life - General

  • Edition Notes

    MART: The Medieval Academy Reprints for Teaching

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7873868M
    ISBN 100802082025
    ISBN 109780802082022

      Samuel Fanous and Henrietta Leyser present a vivid interdisciplinary study devoted to the life, work and extant vita of Christina of Markyate, which draws on research from a wide range of disciplines. This fascinating and comprehensive collection surveys the life Author: Samuel Fanous, Henrietta Leyser. The Life of Christina of Markyate: A Twelfth Century Recluse (MART: The Medieval Academy Reprints for Teaching) by edited and translated by C.H. Talbot and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      To the original calendar was added the dedication of Markyate priory and the obits, among others, of the hermit Roger (died c–2), Abbot Geoffrey of St Albans (died ), and the recluse Christina of Markyate (died after ). A Life of Christina, written by an anonymous monk of St Albans who knew her in person, survives in a single Author: Martin Kauffmann.   This is the remarkable story of the twelfth-century recluse Christina, who became prioress of Markyate, near St Albans in Hertfordshire. Determined to devote her life to God and to remain a virgin, Christina repulses the sexual advances of the bishop of Durham/5(7).

    This is the remarkable story of the twelfth-century recluse Christina, who became prioress of Markyate, near St Albans in Hertfordshire. Determined to devote her life to God and to remain a virgin, Christina repulses the sexual advances of the bishop of Durham. In revenge he arranges her betrothal to a young nobleman but Christina steadfastly /5(7). 2 This is C. H. Talbot, whose translation The Life of Christina of Markyate, a Twelfth Century Recluse is the text underlying much of the scholarship on Christina since then. He highlighted the text’s emphasis on Christina’s individuality and accessibility, noting that the “usual desire.


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Determined to devote her life to God and to remain a virgin, Christina repulses the sexual advances of the bishop of Durham. Talbot, C. The Life of Christine of Markyate: a twelfth-century recluse (New York: Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press, ). "Oxford Medieval Texts: The Life of Christina of Markyate: A Twelfth Century Recluse" published on by Oxford University Press.

Since Charles Talbot's edition and translation of me Life of Christina of Markyate: a Tweph Century Recluse, Christina's experiences have attracted the attention of scholars working in several historical and literary fields.

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Christina of Markyate made a vow of chastity at an early age, against the wishes of her parents who intended her to marry. When forced into wedlock, she fled in disguise and went into hiding, receiving refuge in a network of hermitages.

Christina became a religious recluse and eventually founded a priory of nuns attached to St. Albans. The Conclusion of Christina of Markyate’s Vita by RACHEL M.

KOOPMANS T he Vita of Christina of Markyate has been celebrated as ‘perhaps the twelfth century’s most effective and revealing personal history of a woman’." Indeed, the Vita’s account of Christina’s early career is vivid and remarkably detailed: one can read at length of.

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Abbot Geoffrey founded a priory at Markyate for Christina, and many like-minded women, including. This is the remarkable story of the twelfth-century recluse Christina, who became prioress of Markyate, near St Albans in Hertfordshire.

Determined to devote her life to God and to remain a virgin, Christina repulses the sexual advances of the bishop of : Oxford University Press, USA. The St Albans Psalter, also known as the Albani Psalter or the Psalter of Christina of Markyate, is an English illuminated manuscript, one of several psalters known to have been created at or for St Albans Abbey in the 12th century.

It is widely considered to be one of the most important examples of English Romanesque book production; it is of almost unprecedented lavishness of decoration.Christina of Markyate was born of well-to-do burgesses of Huntingdon, England, at the dawn of the 12th century. Her parents betrothed her to a local nobleman, but the marriage was not consummated.

Christina eventually escaped, became a recluse and a nun, and then the prioress of a small community at Markyate in Hertfordshire, under the patronage of the abbot and monks of St. Albans. The Life of Christina of Markyate by C.H. Talbot,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().