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Tract on the origins and progress of this )] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.553 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(the church of Durham)] TJ ET BT 34.016 244.811 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In early twelfth-century Durham the body of St Cuthbert of Lindisfarne was still enshrined in its seventh-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 230.555 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(century coffin with its iconic images of the Virgin and Child, saints and archangels. Associated with the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.299 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(shrine were two magnificent manuscripts from early eighth-century Northumbria, the Lindisfarne and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 202.043 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Stonyhurst Gospels. One central concern of the history by Symeon of Durham under review was to narrate )] TJ ET BT 34.016 187.787 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Cuthbert's life and the wanderings of his body from Lindisfarne to its final resting place at Durham. Among )] TJ ET BT 34.016 173.531 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the vicissitudes recounted in these wanderings of the holy body was the miraculous survival unharmed, after )] TJ ET BT 34.016 159.275 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(total immersion, of the Lindisfarne Gospels. St Cuthbert's body inevitably attracted gifts, and among these )] TJ ET BT 34.016 145.019 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(was the handsome South English manuscript of Bede's life of St Cuthbert \(Cambridge, Corpus Christi )] TJ ET BT 34.016 130.763 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(College 183\), which was donated to the Cuthbert community by Athelstan. This included an early witness to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 116.507 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the so-called Anglian collection of episcopal lists and genealogies. Symeon's tract placed the history of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 102.251 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Cuthbert and his shrine in an Anglo-Saxon chronological setting, and the Athelstan codex could have )] TJ ET BT 34.016 87.995 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(provided Symeon with a useful framework for his history had he chosen to use it. Symeon was also )] TJ ET BT 34.016 73.739 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(inevitably concerned with two other matters: the recording of Durham's landed possessions, and the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 59.483 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reestablishment, not long before the date of the )] TJ ET BT 262.976 59.483 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Libellus)] TJ ET BT 301.652 59.483 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [('s composition, of a monastic community at the see. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 541.931 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Review Number:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.675 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(185)] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.419 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publish date:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.163 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Sunday, 1 April, 2001)] TJ ET BT 34.016 484.907 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Editor:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.651 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(David Rollason)] TJ ET BT 34.016 456.395 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(ISBN:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 442.139 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(198202075X)] TJ ET BT 34.016 427.883 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Date of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 413.627 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2000)] TJ ET BT 34.016 399.371 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Price:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 385.115 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(55.00)] TJ ET BT 34.016 370.859 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Pages:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 356.603 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(448pp.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 342.347 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 328.091 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Oxford Medieval Texts)] TJ ET BT 34.016 313.835 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Place of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 299.579 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Oxford)] TJ ET BT 34.016 285.323 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Reviewer:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 271.067 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Patrick McGurk)] TJ ET endstream endobj 8 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F1 /BaseFont /Times-Roman /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 9 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F2 /BaseFont /Times-Italic /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 10 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F3 /BaseFont /Times-Bold /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 11 0 obj << /Type /XObject /Subtype /Image /Width 509 /Height 160 /Filter /FlateDecode /DecodeParms << /Predictor 15 /Colors 3 /Columns 509 /BitsPerComponent 8>> /Mask [ 255 255 255 255 255 255 ] /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB /BitsPerComponent 8 /Length 3280>> stream x[EQ㎦fVttҒ +3O{?lGDQԯDrB^.ϯ%~'0۠/2>0AG_>0j0GCfE67>rB^}@  !&y+r?INp:erc b8f=rQC!~-Wf^^zF[)G 2ޯe7V_Go3Ke GEGOo8rώ#\1ZY~N6^H}yLxS-!:412V+u\-LSO?xVvZ|GjǮT_8EYJF=Tw^ 7GxfN/S:Ʌ~ʟtt?5n÷J'JcF-GVξx{rO~tJd;#a\7}|~y'>}c2C vR}f׈**h.)_&@pfzjsx:5;S\vKhM5j=!Cn+h"u]a EUN]jn=k<,:Ք>sU!ni~6EJ)¦72?G}[y}_vc$t?iSܟ2Zݞ,VN?_`='RFK1A2qv&X_lLRWY'%:I㢖zb_UEx\>&ɆBˏ~K@ \gYØU4}$8Dv!'Q'*+Εj(UCGo[#< 2Ja(sZi9fZKE Rn`u\9r^Zmɯ׹}mstO4uc~#'jEvۼ Dx[z ޏQ4KL5,5u3>i^uÒ-53ba ~,~/pyt1fMU'CVm:qv~=Y'Es"WsφG?l_kN5}],Ow7 uh`xƫ?zMl7ٻv$A(4Dl(wwH} ?=[=S;yC]^BK>㕪9`Z'Wj;E|:bf>kCԘ#RY,iv쵗~}n'"1u" *uO΄/2^Sxr(!/DD\~mJyZ!MmrA!#u[if|99WB WΡpp}w}sh#,\ &:%˳X?D3 %W0cC?o̲^} F3XLVn]Cߖiϧ!7}yZJ#P7]=)7Ρp;>> Ye^xx{Oafw{ ;>4gfLt ʊ:q%#r/)pv!O4wGh|dS ӣݽހ-gVUC'pBxrB^} 7JA^} /'8!`:r?}}],X  }6y!`/~Br?}Q< >k7vx"] ,' .3jn{-i}|~%-};b6#U)7繎kiEw 㤳:E}[޼c"rꬊ7Dc$~"/Y&zSd:tFȌCrʙ`7u .#[-<)j ?TGS(j~oTup(hjU4PlJ=}|it.ҽ@\wʨuXÞZcx18Wo<~ikOg,ވ\^?EneyZcc0[R١z|zv7_m:_n]a?osS3~j^ hD.a_X'KfBX6w wݶ"Oa:,bvhrWH[uCF-Xfc}>x+Rz)2N-B 7y^٨;[/vg? | |2Sve}=o䑰j[vWjF0{굦?VI~}xM(_TlG__+]:#к?S} c>GŸD7 !w{S{B =x7a?oE#)+Gz:o_4Q<;n?\tt7?mGCџQGu4kņOF>F?#} hP&ђߴM#u!.СtL2^#o nIk_i.~7tr@n 1P~3?.[]=S5b߮~Yo^HFH YBi8a4iom>CKgMy*;?zqEӕ` >zB9iFzC?XF?ޟIܰ펉A}{I5ᄊx%ez#Mp@rߎpi]IOVjzuJt\۰f׺u5><,J~PTJp1)}){9N {!`/> endstream endobj 12 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 13 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 197.0117 675.3895 357.3317 687.2695 ] >> endobj 13 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews) >> endobj 14 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 15 0 R >> endobj 15 0 obj << /Length 8233 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The first would have led to research into the records and histories of Durham's past, and Lindisfarne's )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(monastic achievements would provide a superb background for the second.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(This edition adopts the division into four books of a late twelfth-century witness. Book I takes the history of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Lindisfarne and Cuthbert to the death of Bede, on whose Ecclesiastical History and Life of Cuthbert Symeon )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(almost totally relied. Book II narrates both the history of Northumbria and of the Lindisfarne bishops, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the wanderings of the religious community from 735 to the interim settlement at Chester-le Street. Book III )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(traces the settlement at Durham in 995 and the community's history in the eleventh century down to the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reestablishment of a monastic community. Book IV carries the story up to the death of William of St Calais )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in 1096.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 644.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Our knowledge of historiography in twelfth-century Durham was significantly enhanced by the 1995 )] TJ ET BT 34.016 629.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(conference on Symeon. He is first named as the author of the )] TJ ET BT 330.284 629.909 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Libellus de exordio)] TJ ET BT 422.948 629.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( in a later twelfth-century )] TJ ET BT 34.016 615.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(copy, and his exact role in its composition and in that of other Durham works has been a little uncertain. He )] TJ ET BT 34.016 601.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(is known to have been the cantor of Durham, and the identification of an early twelfth-century Durham )] TJ ET BT 34.016 587.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(manuscript, \(Durham Cathedral Library B.IV.24\) as a cantor's book, and Michael Gullick's identification of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the hand in this manuscript \(which was arguably his\) in some forty-three charters and manuscripts \(and this )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(included corrections in an early witness of the )] TJ ET BT 257.972 558.629 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Libellus)] TJ ET BT 296.648 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, C \(Durham, University Library, Cosin V.II.6\)\), )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(substantially transformed our knowledge of his contributions to Durham history writing. The chronological )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(limits for composing the )] TJ ET BT 154.688 530.117 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Libellus)] TJ ET BT 193.364 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( were probably 1104 - 1107 x 1115. In 1104 Symeon is known to have )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(attended the opening of Cuthbert's tomb; and Turgot, who is described as prior at the time of writing in what )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(might be the earliest )] TJ ET BT 134.672 501.605 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Libellus)] TJ ET BT 173.348 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( witness \(F, London, British Library Cotton Faustina A.V\), ceased to be the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(incumbent sometime between 1107 and 1115.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 461.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(This edition exemplifies the changes in the scope and detail of the series. The earlier Nelson Medieval Texts )] TJ ET BT 34.016 446.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(series and the first volumes of its OUP successor provided a limited critical apparatus and historical )] TJ ET BT 34.016 432.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(commentary. This Symeon admirably offers an apparently full critical apparatus and an extended and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(comprehensive commentary. The apparatus includes the readings of all ten witnesses \(apparently mostly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(from Durham, and dating from the early twelfth century to )] TJ ET BT 318.296 404.069 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(c.)] TJ ET BT 326.624 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( 1400\), and enables a full textual history to be )] TJ ET BT 34.016 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(provided. It is true that for the establishment of the )] TJ ET BT 280.988 389.813 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Libellus)] TJ ET BT 319.664 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( text the readings of C, and of a selection of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 375.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(others, might have been sufficient since, in Rollason's own words, `the normative text was that offered by C )] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in the form in which it had developed by the end of the twelfth century'. Rollason's severest problems )] TJ ET BT 34.016 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(concern the relationship of the two earliest Durham witnesses, C and F. They are splendid de luxe coeval )] TJ ET BT 34.016 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(copies. Gullick thought that F was written slightly later than C, largely because it has some of the more )] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(substantial alterations made to C. Rollason argues, however, that F could not have copied C since it has )] TJ ET BT 34.016 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(some independent errors. Whilst more of these errors than is allowed for here could have been caused by )] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(carelessness - it is noticeable that F is prone to eyeskip- some must go back to its exemplar. Rollason argues )] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that F goes back to a working copy O, which was subsequently modified into O1. C was a copy of O1. Both )] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(C and O1 came to be further modified \(O1 into O2\), sometimes perhaps simultaneously. The two versions )] TJ ET BT 34.016 247.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(O1 and O2 could have been stages in the revision of O, and, like C, O2 came to offer `the normative text'. In )] TJ ET BT 34.016 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(turn O2 was modified to produce Ca \(Cambridge, University Library Ff.i.27\), which was later at Sawley. Ca, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 218.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(a witness without progeny, is the first both to name Symeon as author, and to divide the )] TJ ET BT 458.324 218.741 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Libellus)] TJ ET BT 497.000 218.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( into four )] TJ ET BT 34.016 204.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(books and into chapters. \(It is interesting that the paragraph divisions in F \(the only one of the two )] TJ ET BT 508.640 204.485 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(de luxe)] TJ ET BT 34.016 190.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(copies this reviewer had at hand\) and apparently C \()] TJ ET BT 284.288 190.229 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(teste)] TJ ET BT 306.284 190.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( Gullick\) were the basis for later chapter divisions.\) )] TJ ET BT 34.016 175.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Rollason's fascinating hypothesis thus zooms in on the making and revision of a text, often giving plausible )] TJ ET BT 34.016 161.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historical reasons for the more substantial alterations. Once at least the revisers backtrack: thus a passage )] TJ ET BT 34.016 147.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(found in F \(and presumably in O\), but not in C \(and hence not in O2\), is later restored to C. The restored )] TJ ET BT 34.016 133.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(passage must either have been still visible in the working copy O \(in spite of the alterations which )] TJ ET BT 34.016 118.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(transformed it into O1 and into O2\); or taken from F; or still available elsewhere. In a paper published in the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1995 conference, Gullick identified Symeon's hand at work in C, and claimed that he carried out all the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(contemporary alterations, with the exception of two. Rollason does not say as much, and one wonders if )] TJ ET BT 34.016 76.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(there is now room for doubt. C was the key witness, both in its original and in its altered forms, though, as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Rollason himself acknowledges, other hypotheses could be constructed of the formation of the working )] TJ ET endstream endobj 16 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 17 0 R >> endobj 17 0 obj << /Length 9194 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(copies and of their relationship to C. The )] TJ ET BT 233.660 796.469 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Libellus)] TJ ET BT 272.336 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( was a relatively short text with a specific focus, and it is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(interesting that two de luxe copies were produced almost simultaneously with generally similar but at points )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(significantly different texts. One wonders about its distribution outside Durham, and in what form, for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(instance, it, or a possible precursor, reached John of Worcester for use in his chronicle. It is satisfying to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(have its genesis and history comprehensively explained, and so clearly definitive an edition presented.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Most of its sources lay close at hand in Durham. Bede's Ecclesiastical History and Life of Cuthbert, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Cuthbert's text on the death of Bede provide almost the entire basis for Book I, and are liberally and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(extensively quoted verbatim, occasionally ingeniously interspersed, as in i. 10. \(Both in Book I, and later in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the edition, not all quotations have been identified, though this failure is rarely of significance: one exception )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(being the missed quotation from Bede, )] TJ ET BT 223.004 656.165 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(HE)] TJ ET BT 239.000 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( iv. 29 \()] TJ ET BT 276.332 656.165 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Libellus)] TJ ET BT 315.008 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( i. 10 \(pp. 48-50, n. 65\), which is the basis for the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(unexplained chronology.\) Occasionally Symeon employs some contemporary evidence or point of view : )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(thus he reports a fellow monk's sighting of Oswald's arm-relic, the survival in the Durham cemetery of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(cross erected by thelwald in Cuthbert's memory; implies that hermits were resident on Farne in the early )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(twelfth century; and uses the example of Cuthbert's rule at Lindisfarne implicitly to criticise Turgot as prior.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Already in the account of gifts to Cuthbert and Lindisfarne \(i. 9\), Symeon refers to )] TJ ET BT 433.616 572.885 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(cartule ecclesie)] TJ ET BT 508.592 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. This )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(account is based on a probably mid-eleventh-century precursor of the )] TJ ET BT 369.932 558.629 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Libellus)] TJ ET BT 408.608 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, the Durham text, the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Historia de sancto Cuthberto)] TJ ET BT 174.356 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, This text, as well as the slightly later )] TJ ET BT 359.348 544.373 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Cronica de monasterii Dunelmensis)] TJ ET BT 532.340 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(which Craster reconstructed from later medieval Durham texts, and the first eighteen Cuthbert miracle )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(stories known as the )] TJ ET BT 134.672 515.861 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(De miraculis et translationibus sancti Cuthberti)] TJ ET BT 365.024 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, which was probably compiled )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(between 1083 and 1115, underpinned some of Books II and III. The identity of the )] TJ ET BT 433.616 501.605 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(cartula)] TJ ET BT 468.284 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( or )] TJ ET BT 484.280 501.605 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(cartule ecclesie)] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, referred to three times as supporting claims to particular estates, is not clear. From Durham, original or )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(genuine early charters do not survive, and there is no surviving eleventh-century cartulary such as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Hemming's at Worcester \(to which the chronicler John almost certainly had recourse\): Rollason's suggestion )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that by )] TJ ET BT 70.016 444.581 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(cartule)] TJ ET BT 104.012 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( Symeon meant the grants mentioned in the )] TJ ET BT 315.332 444.581 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Historia de sancto Cuthberto)] TJ ET BT 455.672 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( is acceptable, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(though the references are still a little puzzling.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Books II and III are held together in a tight chronological mesh, with multiple dates of Incarnation, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Episcopal and regnal years, and retrospective years to a particular event in the history of Durham, sometimes )] TJ ET BT 34.016 375.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(using as many as four or more links for one event. The sources for some of Symeon's dates are to a large )] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(extent unresolved. He had gained some experience in the writing of annals when compiling two sets which )] TJ ET BT 34.016 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(are now regarded as his work, the )] TJ ET BT 198.632 347.045 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Annales Lindisfarnenses et Dunelmenses)] TJ ET BT 394.952 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, and the annals of English and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Continental affairs laid out on fly leaves in Durham Cathedral Library B.IV.22. He knew Robert of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Hereford's treatise on Marianus' era of the Incarnation. He probably had access to some Northern Annals. He )] TJ ET BT 34.016 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(may have contributed at some stage to the )] TJ ET BT 238.652 304.277 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Historia regum)] TJ ET BT 312.320 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, a compilation, which was long attributed to him. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(He probably had access to kings' lists and regnal lengths such as lay behind the information in the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(contemporary Durham )] TJ ET BT 145.988 275.765 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(De primo aduentu Saxonum)] TJ ET BT 280.304 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, which was analogous to the accounts of the kings now )] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(found before the chronicle of John of Worcester. The list of Lindisfarne-Chester le Street-Durham bishops )] TJ ET BT 34.016 247.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(he used may have provided him with their years of rule. It is at the moment not easy to suggest where he )] TJ ET BT 34.016 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(may have obtained the material for his chronological mesh. The differing dates in the sources for these )] TJ ET BT 34.016 218.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(events, and for Episcopal and regnal reigns are meticulously noted in the detailed commentary. \(It is very )] TJ ET BT 34.016 204.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(likely that the dates given by John of Worcester are in nearly all cases derived from a version of the )] TJ ET BT 515.240 204.485 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Libellus)] TJ ET BT 553.916 204.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 190.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and are not therefore independent evidence.\) Rollason sensibly says that the solution of Symeon's sources )] TJ ET BT 34.016 175.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(and hence his dates\) must await `more wide-ranging studies of Durham historiographical activity in the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 161.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(twelfth century', but some idea of how Symeon or his team may have proceeded in the dating of at least one )] TJ ET BT 34.016 147.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(or two bishoprics or reigns in the late ninth- and tenth-centuries might have been instructive. The experience )] TJ ET BT 34.016 133.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(gained in writing the two sets of annals introduced him- if Levison on the )] TJ ET BT 389.984 133.205 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Annales Lindisfarnenses)] TJ ET BT 507.656 133.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( is still a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 118.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reliable guide- to reconciling varying dates and sources of greater variety than he faced in the )] TJ ET BT 485.228 118.949 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Libellus)] TJ ET BT 523.904 118.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(can be regarded as a tentative, faltering stage in his apprenticeship. Perhaps when the text of the )] TJ ET BT 497.576 104.693 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Historia )] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.437 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(regum)] TJ ET BT 64.676 90.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( has been finally deconstructed, and its Durham additions more firmly identified, the different dating )] TJ ET BT 34.016 76.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(systems and contradictions in Durham historiography might be more clearly perceived.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 49.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Two appendices offer editions of ancillary texts: the so-called summary, beginning `Regnante apud )] TJ ET endstream endobj 18 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 20 0 R ] /Contents 19 0 R >> endobj 19 0 obj << /Length 2981 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Northanhymbros', which, however, ends in 1083 with the establishment of the monks at Durham, and not, as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the )] TJ ET BT 51.680 782.213 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Libellus)] TJ ET BT 90.356 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, with the death of Bishop William in 1096; and the Continuation, which ends with the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(installation of William of Sainte-Barbe \(1143-52\). 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