Anglo-Saxon England

Anglo-Saxon England

by Michael Lapidge
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521652030

ISBN-13: 9780521652032

Pub. Date: 06/22/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Anglo-Saxon England is the only publication that embraces all the main aspects of study of Anglo-Saxon history and culture—linguistic, literary, textual, palaeographic, religious, historical, archaeological and artistic. Articles in the volume include "Cult of King Alfred" by Simon Keynes, "What use are the Thorkelin transcripts of Beowulf" by Johan Gerritsen,

Overview

Anglo-Saxon England is the only publication that embraces all the main aspects of study of Anglo-Saxon history and culture—linguistic, literary, textual, palaeographic, religious, historical, archaeological and artistic. Articles in the volume include "Cult of King Alfred" by Simon Keynes, "What use are the Thorkelin transcripts of Beowulf" by Johan Gerritsen, "Anti-Judaism in Aelfric's Lives of Saints" by Andrew P. Scheil, "King Alfred's ships" by M. J. Swanton, "Unfulfilled promise: the rubrics of the Old English proses Genesis" by Benjamin C. Withers, "The scribe of the Paris Psalter" by Richard Emms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521652032
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/22/2000
Series:
Anglo-Saxon England Series
Pages:
438
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; 1. King Alfred's ships: text and context M. J. Swanton; 2. What use are the Thorkelin transcripts of Beowulf? Johan Gerritsen; 3. The iconography of the Utrecht Psalter and the Old English Descent into Hell Jessica Brantley; 4. Anti-Judaism in Ælfric's Lives of Saints Andrew P. Scheil; 5. The earliest texts with English and French David W. Porter; 6. Unfulfilled promise: the rubrics of the Old English prose Genesis Benjamin C. Withers; 7. The West Saxon Gospels and the gospel-lectionary in Anglo-Saxon England: manuscript evidence and liturgical practice Ursula Lenker; 8. The scribe of the Paris Psalter Richard Emms; 9. The Office of the Trinity in the Crowland Psalter (Oxford, Bodleian Library, Douce 296) Barbara C. Raw; 10. Hereward and Flanders Elisabeth van Houts; 11. The cult of King Alfred Simon Keynes; Bibliography for 1998 Debby Banham, Carl T. Berkhout, Carole P. Biggam, Mark Blackburn and Simon Keynes.

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