1300 36 33 32

The two texts edited here are previously unprinted accounts of the miracles of St Aebba of Coldingham and St Margaret of Scotland. Both saints were Anglo-Saxon royal ladies and both were buried in what was, by the eleventh century, the southern part of the Kingdom of Scots, at Coldingham and Dunfermline respectively. The texts tell of the miracles performed at or in the vicinity of their shrines in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries and illuminate the religious and social life of southern Scotland in a period for which the narrative sources are not very rich. Although there are several Lives of Scottish saints in print (including a famous one of St Margaret), hitherto no collection of accounts of their miracles has been published and these unexplored sources reveal many new details, not only about the geographical and social profile of the two cults, but also about everyday life. They provide a reference to a Scottish fiddler; mention what is probably the earliest named Scottish artist; and give

Buy Miracles of St Aebba of Coldingham and St Margaret of Scotland book by Robert Bartlett from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780199259229
ISBN-10: 0199259224
Format: Hardback
(220mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Pages: 212
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 20-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Miracles of St Aebba of Coldingham and St Margaret of Scotland book by Robert Bartlett and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write Review


Books By Author Robert Bartlett

Solution Mining by Robert Bartlett

Solution Mining

Paperback, November 2015
$63.89
Why Can the Dead Do Such Great Things? by Robert Bartlett

Why Can the Dead Do Such Great Things?

Paperback, October 2015
$36.42
Medieval World Complete by Robert Bartlett

The Medieval World Complete

Paperback, May 2010
$51.08