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Durham Liber Vitae

Project URL

http://www.dlv.org.uk/index.html

Summary

A unique manuscript from ninth-century Northumbria with later additions made at Durham Cathedral Priory. The Durham Liber Vitae is a complex manuscript which originated in the mid-ninth-century as a list of several hundred names of persons associated with a Northumbrian church, probably Lindisfarne, but possibly Monkwearmouth/Jarrow. The manuscript was digitized to support research into social, economic, religious history across north-east England over six centuries.

Start date

May 2003

Status

Completed research project 

Participants

ParticipantRole of participantInstitutionDepartment
Professor David Rollason  Principal Investigator  University of Durham  History
Alan Piper  Co-Investigator  University of Durham    
Paul Vetch  Technical Research Director  King's College London  Digital Humanities

Funders

Arts and Humanities Research Council 

Disciplines

Historical studies

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