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Sunnivalegenden och den benediktinska reformen i England

Borgehammar, Stephan LU orcid (1997) p.123-159
Abstract
The Benedictine Reform in England in the tenth century is surveyed. The question is then raised whether the earliest version of the legend about St. Sunniva might have been influenced by that reform movement. We cannot know anything for certain about any version of the legend earlier than the extant Latin text from the late twelfth century, but it is argued that the story of Sunniva and her associates dates back at least to the mid-eleventh century and that it has a sober, truthful character which is consonant with the learned ideals of the English Benedictines.
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keywords
Benedictine Reform, Selja, Adam of Bremen, hagiography, St. Sunniva, Norway, Middle Ages, England
host publication
Selja – heilag stad i 1000 år
editor
Rindal, Magnus
pages
123 - 159
publisher
Universitetsforlaget, Oslo
ISBN
82-00-22513-5
language
Swedish
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yes
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The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (015017000)
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  abstract     = {The Benedictine Reform in England in the tenth century is surveyed. The question is then raised whether the earliest version of the legend about St. Sunniva might have been influenced by that reform movement. We cannot know anything for certain about any version of the legend earlier than the extant Latin text from the late twelfth century, but it is argued that the story of Sunniva and her associates dates back at least to the mid-eleventh century and that it has a sober, truthful character which is consonant with the learned ideals of the English Benedictines.},
  author       = {Borgehammar, Stephan},
  booktitle    = {Selja – heilag stad i 1000 år},
  editor       = {Rindal, Magnus},
  isbn         = {82-00-22513-5},
  language     = {swe},
  pages        = {123--159},
  publisher    = {Universitetsforlaget, Oslo},
  title        = {Sunnivalegenden och den benediktinska reformen i England},
  year         = {1997},
}