Comforting sentences from the warming room at Inchcolm abbey

Davies, J.R. , Sharpe, R. and Taylor, S. (2012) Comforting sentences from the warming room at Inchcolm abbey. Innes Review, 63(2), pp. 260-266. (doi: 10.3366/inr.2012.0041)

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Abstract

A fragmentary inscription from the fifteenth century is reconstructed and its source identified, offering an insight into the use of one proverbial source of morally and spiritually encouraging sentences, and opening another little window on to the books available to the canons of Inchcolm.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:Inchcolm abbey, moral sententiae, pseudo-Seneca, Thomas of Ireland, manipulus florum, wall-painting
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Davies, Dr John and Taylor, Dr Simon
Authors: Davies, J.R., Sharpe, R., and Taylor, S.
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BR Christianity
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D111 Medieval History
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z719 Libraries (General)
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > History
Journal Name:Innes Review
Journal Abbr.:IR
Publisher:Edinburgh University Press
ISSN:0020-157X
ISSN (Online):1745-5219
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2012 The Scottish Catholic Historical Association
First Published:First published in Innes Review 63(2):260-266
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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