Join us this Thursday April the 20th at 6.30 pm for the launch of Jonas of Bobbio’s Life of Columbanus, Life of John of Réomé, and Life of Vedast, translated with commentary by Alexander O’Hara and Ian Wood.
Jonas of Bobbio was an Italian monk, author, and abbot, active in Lombard Italy and Merovingian Gaul during the seventh century. This volume presents the first complete English translation of all of Jonas of Bobbio’s saints’ Lives with detailed notes and scholarly introduction that will be of value to all those interested in this period.
Dr Alexander O’Hara is a Research Fellow of the Institut für Mittelalterforschung in the Austrian Academy of Sciences and an Hon. Research Fellow of the School of History, University of St Andrews.
Professor Ian Wood is Professor of Early Medieval History in the Institute for Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds. His research interests focus on the history and historiography of the early Middle Ages. Previous publications include Avitus of Vienne: Letters and Selected Prose (TTH, LUP, 2002).
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The Launch will take place in our Middle Street shop on Thursday the 20th of April at 6.30 pm.
As always, everyone is welcome to attend.
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