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St Alban Psalter

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  • aheilvei
    Forwarded from another list... forward on. A 12th century manuscript featuring the tale of a liaison between one of Britain s early feminists and a monk has
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 26, 2004
      Forwarded from another list... forward on.

      A 12th century manuscript featuring the tale of a liaison between one
      of Britain's early feminists and a monk has been reproduced on the
      internet.

      The rarely-viewed St Albans Psalter partly recounts the story of
      Christina of Markyate and her admirer, Abbot Geoffrey, in medieval
      times.

      The online reproduction is the result of a £72,000 project by the
      University of Aberdeen's History of Art, Modern Languages and
      Historic
      Collections departments. The psalter, made in the 1130s, features the
      Chanson of St Alexis, the earliest piece of French literature, and
      contains coded pictorial references relating to the events of
      Christina's life.

      http://www.abdn.ac.uk/stalbanspsalter/english/index.shtml
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