Chronicle of the Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds

Paperback | November 9, 2008

EditorJocelin of BrakelondTranslated byDiana Greenway, Jane Sayers

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This is the first English translation for forty years of a medieval classic, offering vivid and unique insight into the life of a great monastery in late twelfth-century England. The translation brilliantly communicates the interest and immediacy of Jocelin's narrative, and the annotation isparticularly clear and helpful.

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This is the first English translation for forty years of a medieval classic, offering vivid and unique insight into the life of a great monastery in late twelfth-century England. The translation brilliantly communicates the interest and immediacy of Jocelin's narrative, and the annotation isparticularly clear and helpful.

Diana Greenway and Jane Sayers work at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London. Dr Greenway is one of the general editors of the OMT series.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.39 inPublished:November 9, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199554935

ISBN - 13:9780199554935

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'The translation is clear and unfussy, up-to-date but not colloquial.'Edmund King, University of Sheffield, Journal of Ecclesiastical History