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Discovering William of Malmesbury: the man and his works

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Describing William of Malmesbury, scholars have often found it appropriate to draw upon superlatives: he was one of medieval England's finest men of letters, among the most learned historians of twelfth-century Europe, and, some would argue, the greatest historian of England since Bede. In examining William's own words, however, it becomes clear that he was not a man of extremes; careful, measured, considered and erudite, William's life was devoted to grappling with the complexities of h... Expand abstract
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10.1017/9781787440869.002

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Jesus College
Role:
Editor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
Role:
Editor
Publisher:
Boydell and Brewer Publisher's website
Pages:
1-12
Host title:
Discovering William of Malmesbury
Chapter number:
1
Place of publication:
Woodbridge
Publication date:
2018-08-25
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9781787440869
Source identifiers:
687832
ISBN:
9781783271368
Language:
English
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Chapter
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2017-04-04

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