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The Resource God's scribe : the historiographical art of Galbert of Bruges, Jeff Rider, (electronic resource)

God's scribe : the historiographical art of Galbert of Bruges, Jeff Rider, (electronic resource)

Label
God's scribe : the historiographical art of Galbert of Bruges
Title
God's scribe
Title remainder
the historiographical art of Galbert of Bruges
Statement of responsibility
Jeff Rider
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Scholars have long considered the De multro to be a true journal, written hastily as events unfolded and never revised. In God's Scribe, the first book devoted to Galbert and his chronicle, Jeff Rider challenges that view. He argues that the De multro is not the transparent and objective testimony it has been taken to be; rather it is a complex and sophisticated work of astonishing originality that is an outstanding example of medieval historical writing." "Intended as a companion volume to the De multro, the book provides an outline of the Flemish crisis of 1127-28 and summarizes what is known about Galbert. It traces the elaboration of the multro from a set of wax notes to a nearly completed chronicle. Rider studies Galbert's sources, the way he took and organized his notes, the distinct stages in which the chronicle was written, its literary qualities, and the conceptual tools he used to comprehend the events he related in it. Rider concludes that Galbert's efforts to understand an extended series of events in a light of the theology of history and authority common in his day, and to apply that theology to the practice of historical writing, made the De multro one of the most intellectual and experimental histories of its time, while its style, form, and viewpoint made it one of the most popular ones."--Jacket
Action
digitized
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rider, Jeff
Dewey number
949.3/101
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Galbert
  • Charles
  • Galbert
  • Charles
  • Flanders
  • Flanders
Label
God's scribe : the historiographical art of Galbert of Bruges, Jeff Rider, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-348) and index
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn815969441
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 360 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813220840
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815969441
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
God's scribe : the historiographical art of Galbert of Bruges, Jeff Rider, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-348) and index
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn815969441
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 360 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813220840
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815969441
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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