Anglo-Saxon England: Volume 36
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Anglo-Saxon England: Volume 36

by Malcolm Godden
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521883431

ISBN-13: 9780521883436

Pub. Date: 05/12/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Anglo-Saxon England is the only publication which consistently embraces all the main aspects of study of Anglo-Saxon history and culture - linguistic, literary, textual, palaeographic, religious, intellectual, historical, archaeological and artistic - and which promotes the more unusual interests - in music or medicine or education, for example. Articles in volume

Overview

Anglo-Saxon England is the only publication which consistently embraces all the main aspects of study of Anglo-Saxon history and culture - linguistic, literary, textual, palaeographic, religious, intellectual, historical, archaeological and artistic - and which promotes the more unusual interests - in music or medicine or education, for example. Articles in volume 36 include: The tabernacula of Gregory the Great and the conversion of Anglo-Saxon England by Flora Spiegel; The career of Aldhelm by Michael Lapidge; The name 'Merovingian' and the dating of Beowulf by Walter Goffart; An abbot, an archbishop and the Viking raids of 1006–7 and 1009–12 by Simon Keynes; and Demonstrative behaviour and political communication in later Anglo-Saxon England by Julia Barrow.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521883436
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/12/2008
Series:
Anglo-Saxon England Series, #36
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; 1. The tabernacula of Gregory the Great and the conversion of Anglo-Saxon England Flora Spiegel; 2. The career of Aldhelm Michael Lapidge; 3. Aldhelm's rejection of the muses and the mechanics of poetic inspiration in early Anglo-Saxon England Emily Thornbury; 4. The name 'Merovingian' and the dating of Beowulf Walter Goffart; 5. Poisoned places: the Avernian tradition in Old English poetry Daniel Anlezark; 6. Demonstrative behaviour and political communication in later Anglo-Saxon England Julia Barrow; 7. An abbot, an archbishop and the Viking raids of 1006–7 and 1009–12 Simon Keynes; 8. Evidence of recluses in eleventh-century England Tom Licence.

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