The English Warrior from earliest times to 1066

The English Warrior from earliest times to 1066

by Stephen Pollington, Charles W. Evans-Gunther, Lindsay Kerr
     
 

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Using Old English and Old Norse documents together with archaeological and linguistic evidence Pollington discusses the warrior's role in early English society, his rights and duties, rituals of feasting and duelling as well as weapons and equipment, the social and legal nature of warfare, strategy and military logistics. Appendices give original translations of three

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Using Old English and Old Norse documents together with archaeological and linguistic evidence Pollington discusses the warrior's role in early English society, his rights and duties, rituals of feasting and duelling as well as weapons and equipment, the social and legal nature of warfare, strategy and military logistics. Appendices give original translations of three important military poems; the battles of Maldon, Finnsburh and Brunanburh.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781898281276
Publisher:
Anglo-Saxon Books
Publication date:
12/01/2001
Edition description:
Expanded and Updated Edition
Pages:
313
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.68(h) x 0.68(d)

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