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Abbey of the Holy Ghost
Abbey of the Holy Ghost
Genremedieval prose allegory

The Abbey of the Holy Ghost is a medieval prose allegory, ca. 1350-1375.[1] The text is preserved in at least 26 manuscripts, often followed by the Charter of the Abbey of the Holy Ghost.[2] The text advises lay women on how to live a contemplative life outside a monastery; the companion Charter speaks of the fall and salvation.[3]

The most recent edition The Charter of the Abbey of the Holy Ghost, was released in 1975 by University Microfilms International.[4]

References

  1. ^ Donald P and Katherine B Loker Professor of English James Simpson, PH D; James Simpson (2002). The Oxford English Literary History: 1350-1547 : reform and cultural revolution. Oxford University Press. pp. 435-. ISBN 978-0-19-818261-0.
  2. ^ Kathryn Anderson Hall PhD (18 April 2019). The Abbey of the Holy Ghost: Margaret of York, Charles the Bold, and the Politics of Devotion. Archway Publishing. pp. 16-. ISBN 978-1-4808-7329-2.
  3. ^ Lagorio, V.M. "Abbey of the Holy Ghost". Lexikon des Mittelalters. Metzler. p. 14.
  4. ^ Abbey of the Holy Ghost (1975). The Charter of the Abbey of the Holy Ghost: A Critical Edition from All Known Extant Manuscripts. [Distr.] University Microfilms International.

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