Medieval Monasteries by J. Patrick GreeneMedieval Monasteries by J. Patrick Greene

Medieval Monasteries

byJ. Patrick Greene

Paperback | December 1, 2005

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This book provides an account of the archaeology of medieval monastic houses throughout Great Britain and Ireland. The application of a wide range of archaeological techniques, allied to historical investigation, has awakened interest in monasteries. Important new sources of information have transformed knowledge of monastic life. As well as discussing many of the advances made by research over the last two decades, innovative methods of archaeological investigation are described, and examples of good practice in the preservation of sites and their interpretation to visitors are provided. Suggestions for further research, examples of outstanding monastic sites to visit, a glossary of terms, a comprehensive bibliography and an index are also included.
Title:Medieval MonasteriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:270 pages, 9.19 × 6.15 × 0.57 inPublished:December 1, 2005Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0826478859

ISBN - 13:9780826478856

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'...a wonderful handbook for those interested in monastic history...Not only is this an introduction to British monastic sites, but it may well be the best available introduction to medieval archaeology in general. It is most highly recommended.' Catholic Historical Review