The life of Christina of Markyate, a twelfth century recluse
edited and translated by C.H. Talbot
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...
Oxford University Press,
|Series:||Oxford medieval texts|
|Physical Description:||ix, 204 pages : map, facsimile ; 23 cm.|
|ISBN(s):||9780198212744 : hardback|
|General note:||A reprint, with some minor additions and corrections -- General editor's note.|
|Language note:||Contain Latin text of De S. Theodora, virgine, quae et Christina dicitur, with English translation on facing pages. Introduction in English.|
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