19 December 2019

BOOK: Andrew FEAR & Jamie WOOD (eds.), A Companion to Isidore of Seville [Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition, vol. 87] (Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff/Brill, 2019), ISBN 978-90-04-41545-4

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Book abstract:
A Companion to Isidore of Seville presents nineteen chapters from leading international scholars on Isidore of Seville (d. 636), the most prominent bishop of the Visigothic kingdom in Hispania in the seventh century and one of the most prolific authors of early medieval western Europe. Introductory studies establish the political, religious and familial contexts in which Isidore operated, his key works are then analysed in detail, as are some of the main themes that run throughout his corpus. Isidore's influence extended across the entire Middle Ages and into the early modern period in fields such as church governance and pastoral care, theology, grammar, science, history-writing, and linguistics – all topics that are explored in the volume.
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