Skip to main content
Kent Academic Repository

Researching the History of Rites

Gittos, Helen (2016) Researching the History of Rites. In: Gittos, Helen and Hamilton, Sarah, eds. Understanding Medieval Liturgy: Essays in Interpretation. Ashgate, Aldershot, pp. 13-37. ISBN 978-1-4094-5150-1. E-ISBN 978-1-4724-0670-5. (KAR id:41972)


This chapter discusses the potential of liturgical rites as sources,

some practical ways in which one can work with this material, some problems

that are likely to be encountered, and some possible directions for future

research. The focus is on how one can go about doing such research into medieval liturgical rituals.

Item Type: Book section
Projects: Interpreting Medieval Liturgy
Uncontrolled keywords: Liturgy, Liturgical, Medieval, Anglo-Saxon, Rites, Rituals, Church history, occasional rites, rites of passage
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BR Christianity
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D111 Medieval History
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of English
Funders: Arts and Humanities Research Council (
Depositing User: H.B. Gittos
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2014 12:43 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2022 02:09 UTC
Resource URI: (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)

University of Kent Author Information

  • Depositors only (login required):

Total unique views for this document in KAR since July 2020. For more details click on the image.