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Religious Women in Early Carolingian FranciaA Study of Manuscript Transmission and Monastic Culture$
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Felice Lifshitz

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780823256877

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823256877.001.0001

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The Gun(t)za and Abirhilt Manuscripts: Women and Their Books in the Anglo-Saxon Cultural Province in Francia

The Gun(t)za and Abirhilt Manuscripts: Women and Their Books in the Anglo-Saxon Cultural Province in Francia

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(p.29) Chapter Three The Gun(t)za and Abirhilt Manuscripts: Women and Their Books in the Anglo-Saxon Cultural Province in Francia
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Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia
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Felice Lifshitz

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823256877.003.0003

This chapter gathers together the earliest evidence for book ownership and production in the Main Valley, demonstrating the association of these activities with women. The chapter also shows that we possess (in Basel, Öffentliche Universitätsbibiliothek F III 15a) a copy of the library catalogue of the women’s community of Kitzingen, compiled around 800; this booklist had been attributed to the men’s house of Fulda. The chapter then describes in detail nine of the manuscripts on the Kitzingen booklist, some originally produced at Karlburg (the Guntza group), others originally produced at Kitzingen (the Abirhilt group). These nine books form the core of the study. They are Würzburg, Universitätsbibliothek M.p.th.f. 69 (Letters of Paul), Würzburg, UB M.p.th.f. 17 (Augustine’s Commentary on the Gradual Psalms), Würzburg, UB M.p.th.f.45 (Gregory I’s Homilies on the Gospels), Würzburg, UB M.p.th.f. 78 (Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles), Würzburg, UB M.p.th.q.28b part 1 (the booklet Deus per Angelum, a collection of texts primarily concerning the Virgin Mary and female martyrs), Würzburg, UB M.p.th.q.28b part 3 and Würzburg, UB M.p.th.q.28a (both copies of Isidore of Seville’s Synonyma), Würzburg, UB M.p.th.f.13 (the Liber Scintillarum), and Würzburg, UB M.p.th q.28b part 2 (a collection of homilies).

Keywords:   Basel, Öffentliche Universitätsbibiliothek F III 15a, Letters of Paul (Pauline Epistles), Würzburg, Universitätsbibliothek M.p.th.f. 69, Augustine of Hippo, Commentary on the Psalms, Gregory the Great, Homilies on the Gospels, Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles, Würzburg, Universitätsbibliothek M.p.th.q.28b, Würzburg, UB M.p.th.q.28a, Isidore of Seville, Synonyms, Liber Scintillarum

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