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The Gesta Normannorum Ducum of William of Jumii'Ages, Orderic Vitalis, and Robert of Torigni: Volume 1: Introduction and Books I-IV
     

The Gesta Normannorum Ducum of William of Jumii'Ages, Orderic Vitalis, and Robert of Torigni: Volume 1: Introduction and Books I-IV

by Elisabeth M. Van Houts, William, Elisabeth M. C. Van Houts (Editor)
 

The Gesta Normannorum Ducum is one of the most important sources for the history of Normandy and England in the eleventh and twelfth centuries, and contains the earliest prose account of the Norman Conquest. Houts's two-volume edition is based on a study of all existing manuscripts of the Gesta, including the earliest surviving copy of c. 1100, hitherto unknown.

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The Gesta Normannorum Ducum is one of the most important sources for the history of Normandy and England in the eleventh and twelfth centuries, and contains the earliest prose account of the Norman Conquest. Houts's two-volume edition is based on a study of all existing manuscripts of the Gesta, including the earliest surviving copy of c. 1100, hitherto unknown.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198222712
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/1992
Series:
Oxford Medieval Texts Ser.
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.69(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.87(d)

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