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...

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Other Authors: Talbot, C. H. (Editor, Translator)
Format: Book
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [1959]
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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