After Rome: c.400-c.800 by Thomas Charles-EdwardsAfter Rome: c.400-c.800 by Thomas Charles-Edwards

After Rome: c.400-c.800

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The period from the departure of the Romans through to the coming of the Vikings saw the gradual conversion of the peoples of the British Isles to Christianity and (with the exception of Ireland) the redrawing of the ethnic and political map of the islands. The chapters in this volume, eachwritten by a leading scholar of the period, analyse in turn the different nationalities and kingdoms that existed in the British Isles during this period, the process of their conversion to Christianity, the development of art and of a written culture, and the interaction between this writtenculture and the societies of the day. The first scholarly account to move away from the pattern of histories constructed on the basis of later nation states, this volume takes Britain and Ireland as a whole, so as to understand them better as they were at the time and avoid anachronistic divisions from a later era. It is an approachthat allows the volume to give greater weight to the important religious, intellectual, and artistic developments and interactions of the period, which normally crossed national boundaries.

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Thomas Charles-Edwards is Jesus Professor of Celtic at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Jesus College.
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Title:After Rome: c.400-c.800Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.74 inPublished:November 28, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Thomas Charles-Edwards: Introduction1. Thomas Charles-Edwards: Nations and Kingdoms2. John Hines: Society, Community, and Identity3. Thomas Charles-Edwards: Conversion to Christianity4. Jennifer O'Reilly: The Art of Authority5. Andy Orchard: Latin and the Vernacular Languages: the Creation of a Bilingual Textual Culture6. Robin Chapman Stacey: Texts and SocietyThomas Charles-Edwards: Conclusion