By Maureen Ash
A new Templar Knight secret from the writer who "masterfully creates a medieval international packed with wealthy old detail." (National bestselling writer Victoria Thompson) Templar Bascot de Marins is summoned to Lincoln fort to benefit who murdered a servant engaged in a bootleg affair with a married lady. even if the jealous husband had a rationale, Bascot's research uncovers a extra surprising revelation in regards to the sufferer that may supply him any variety of power enemies...
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Examples of such new work are the treatises of Berno of Reichenau and Regino of Prum, new saints' lives and histories, new collections of canon law, and some of the late ninthand early tenth-century Carolingian authors, such as Remigius and Haimo of Auxerre, John the Deacon and his Life of Gregory, the great works of Notker Balbulus and Notker Labeo of St. Gall, or Tietland of Einsiedeln's commentary on the Epistles of St. Paul (Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek, MS Bibl. 89). 35 What we do have, are very interesting concentrations of interest, and an impression of many houses equipping churches with the essential texts they needed.
18005) for a see in the archdiocese of Trier; the Hornbach Sacramentary now in Solothurn (St. Ursus Cod. , MS lat. 10514, produced for the monastery of Poussay. Even among the non-liturgical books there is evidence of commissioned or donated books, such as Berno of Reichenau's tracts on prayer for Henry II, now Montpellier, Bibliotheque Municipale, MS 303 and a copy of the Vita Udalrici possibly written for presentation to Augsburg, now Vienna, Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek, MS 573. 28 By contrast, such centres as Fulda, while also producing a quantity of liturgical books, also copied an impressive number of patristic and Carolingian texts, presumably for use in the school, though one aspect of tenth- and eleventh-century Fulda manuscript production that merits further investigation is the number of Bibles it produced such as Kassel, Landesbibliothek, MS 2° theol.
Only later in their history may the first steps towards personal production of books have been made, with guidance offered from master scribes in longer-established communities. In the codices associated with Hilda, abbess of Meschede and Uta, abbess of Niedermunster, for example, we have books decorated in distinctive Cologne and Regensburg styles (Darmstadt, Hessische Landesbibliothek MS 1640 and Munich, Bayerische Staats- 23 Work is in progress on Essen by Gerhard Karpp; a preliminary study is his 'Bemerkungen zum Biicherbesitz des Essener Damenstifts um 900', in Octogenario: Dankesgabe fiir Heinrich Karpp iiberreicht von Schulern Verwandten und Bekannten.
A Deadly Penance (Templar Knight Mystery, Book 6) by Maureen Ash