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By Marie Mayeski

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Dhuoda of Septimania used to be a outstanding Carolingian aristocrat who wrote a Liber Manualis of biblically established functional instructions for her now and then wayward warrior son.  Her approach to studying the Bible is of designated curiosity: the spiritual reports of the previous testomony are obvious as shared kinfolk adventure, instead of allegorical stories as for Origen.

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By Marie Mayeski

ISBN-10: 0585003831

ISBN-13: 9780585003832

ISBN-10: 0940866463

ISBN-13: 9780940866461

Dhuoda of Septimania used to be a outstanding Carolingian aristocrat who wrote a Liber Manualis of biblically established functional instructions for her now and then wayward warrior son.  Her approach to studying the Bible is of designated curiosity: the spiritual reports of the previous testomony are obvious as shared kinfolk adventure, instead of allegorical stories as for Origen.

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Rather I will try to imitate such a work by putting Page 34 together the most helpful ideas" (14-16). Among a variety of models which she seems to have in mind, the Carolingian homiliary could have been a helpful example to her. The Text and Its Transmission There are three extant Latin manuscripts of the Liber Manualis. The oldest, the N manuscript, is at the Bibliothèque Municipale in the city of Nîmes where it is catalogued as #393. It is a sadly incomplete but beautiful tenth-century vellum manuscript containing nine fragments in 32 folios, written in Carolingian minuscule.

3 She points out that "a chorus of discordant voices from the periphery of the field" (21) has raised questions that the historical critical exegetes cannot answer; the chorus includes those whose fields are sociology, psychology, and liberationist theory as well as those who search for a "spiritually fruitful understanding of Scripture" (23). Schneiders' work is "a serious engagement of the theological and ecclesial claims made for the Bible" (25). As such, it can be understood as part of the process of "recovery'' for which Maddox and others have called.

It has also been suggested that the mint served only to provide some very few coins to be used not for exchange but as gift medallions. Whatever the reasons for its existence, there is no doubt that it enhanced the status of the city of Uzès and added to its economic security and vitality. 32 This peaceful state of affairs came to an end, in effect, for Uzès in 843 with the Treaty of Verdun. After that, Uzès and the rest of Provence and Languedoc again became the battlefield of dynastic controversy.

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