The Laterculus Malalianus and the School of Archbishop Theodore by Jane StevensonThe Laterculus Malalianus and the School of Archbishop Theodore by Jane Stevenson

The Laterculus Malalianus and the School of Archbishop Theodore

byJane Stevenson

Paperback | May 31, 2007

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The "Laterculus Malalianus", a historical exegesis of the life of Christ, appears to be the only complete text to survive from the hand of Archbishop Theodore at Canterbury, the first school of Anglo-Saxon England. This edition presents a translation of and commentary on the text, and in the introduction Jane Stevenson examines the intellectual milieu of this work, argues the case for attribution to Theodore, and suggests the need for a complete rethinking of the basis of Anglo-Saxon culture.
Jane Stevenson was born in 1959 in London & brought up in London, Beijing, & Bonn. She teaches comparative literature & translation studies at the University of Warwick & lives with her husband in Warwickshire, England. Her novel, "London Bridges," will be published by Houghton Mifflin in 2001.
Title:The Laterculus Malalianus and the School of Archbishop TheodoreFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.63 inPublished:May 31, 2007Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521036070

ISBN - 13:9780521036078

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Table of Contents

Preface; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The contents of the Laterculus; 3. Date and origin of the Laterculus; 4. The nature of the Laterculus; 5. Sources of the Laterculus; 6. The Latinity of the Laterculus; 7. Translational technique of the Laterculus; 8. Manuscripts; 9. Conclusion; Text and translation; Commentary; Appendix: variant and anomalous biblical texts; Bibliography; Index of biblical sources; General index.

Editorial Reviews

"Jane Stevenson has performed a genuine service for medieval studies by making available in an exemplary fashion a hitherto little-known work of an undeniably odd sort while at the same time establishing in a broad context both the work's important and, almost certainly, its authorship. Stevenson's presentation is almost beyond praise." Richard W. Pfaff, Speculum