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Symeon of Durham historian of Durham and the North

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Published by Shaun Tyas in Stamford [England] .
Written in English



  • Durham (England),
  • England, North East,
  • England, Northern,
  • England,
  • Durham.


  • Simeon, of Durham, d. ca. 1130.,
  • Manuscripts, Medieval -- England -- Durham.,
  • Scriptoria -- England -- Durham.,
  • Durham (England) -- Historiography.,
  • England, North East -- Historiography.,
  • England, Northern -- Historiography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographic references and index.

Statementedited by David Rollason.
SeriesStudies in North-Eastern history ;, 1
ContributionsRollason, D. W.
LC ClassificationsDA690.D96 S96 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 362, [64] p. of plates :
Number of Pages362
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL121879M
ISBN 101871615968
LC Control Number99488513

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  The historical works of Simeon of Durham, tr., with preface and notes, by J. Stevenson. Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University . A. I. Doyle, University of Durham The Early Lists and Obits of the Durham Monks A. J. Piper, University of Durham Symeon as Annalist J. E. Story, University of Leicester Symeon as Pamphleteer Richard Sharpe, University of Oxford English Book Collections in the Late Eleventh and Early Twelfth Centuries: Symeon's Durham and its. Symeon of Durham MICHAEL LAPIDGE It has long been recognized that the early sections of the so-called Historia Kegum, a work attributed to Symeon of Durham {ob. c. 1 1 30) and preserved uniquely in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College (written c. 1 at Sawley, Lancashire)1 at 5 3V-1 30V, originally constituted a separate work, probably. One central concern of the history by Symeon of Durham under review was to narrate Cuthbert's life and the wanderings of his body from Lindisfarne to its final resting place at Durham. Among the vicissitudes recounted in these wanderings of the holy body was the miraculous survival unharmed, after total immersion, of the Lindisfarne Gospels.

Durham Cathedral Library MS Detail from DCL MS f.9r, additions by Symeon. Durham Cathedral Library MS List of books donated by William of St Calais, in the hand of Symeon of Durham (f.1r) Written at the front of the second volume of William of St Calais' Bible, which was written by another scribe. The Historical Works of Simeon of Durham Volume 3, Part 2 of Church historians of England: Pre-Reformation series: Author: Simeon (of Durham) Translated by: Joseph Stevenson. The Historia de Sancto Cuthberto is a historical compilation finished some time after It is an account of the history of the bishopric of St Cuthbert—based successively at Lindisfarne, Norham, Chester-le-Street and finally Durham—from the life of St Cuthbert himself onwards. The latest event documented is a grant by King Cnut, c. The work is a cartulary chronicle recording grants and . Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Symeon of Durham books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

Symeon was author of two historical works which are particularly valuable for northern affairs, the Libellus de Exordio atque Procursu istius, hoc est Dunelmensis, Ecclesie(The Little Book on the Origins and Progress of this Church, that is of Durham) and a historical compilation Historia regum Anglorum et Dacorum. Symeon (or Simeon) of Durham (died after ) was an English chronicler and a monk of Durham Priory. When William of Saint-Calais returned from his Norman exile . : Symeon of Durham: Libellus de Exordio atque Procursu istius hoc est Dunhelmensis Ecclesie: Tract on the Origins and Progress of this the Church of Durham (Oxford Medieval Texts) () and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at . THE RED BOOK OF DURHAM by Mr. John Hodgson Hinde in his edition of Symeon of Durham (Surtees Society), i. , and, less carefully, in the Rolls edition of Symeon, i.