Anglo-Saxon England

11 octobre 2007|
Anglo-Saxon England de Peter Clemoes
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Areas of study pursued in this book include a revealing grammatical document from eighth-century Northumbria; renewed excavations at Sutton Hoo are reported; the existence of an unnoticed late Old English prose version of parts of Gregory''s Dialogues is pointed out. Fresh thinking is directed to topics as interesting and diverse as a design on the Sutton Hoo purse lid; the origin of a little-considered English decorated manuscript containing lives of saints now in Paris; the enigmatic poem Wulf and Eadwacer; word order as an element on Old English poetic style; surviving traces of the teaching which Theodore and Hadrian delivered in England; the career of a Latin text much studied in English schools for its difficult vocabulary; the political aspects of relic cults during the last century and a half of Anglo-Saxon monarchy; and the organization of the invading armies led by Swein Forkbeard and Cnut. The usual comprehensive bibliography of the previous year''s publications in all branches of Anglo-Saxon studies rounds off the book; there is also a comprehensive index to volumes 11-15.
List of illustrations; 1. Record of the second conference of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists, at Cambridge, 19-23 August 1985 Stanley B. Greenfield; 2. Wulf and Eadwacer: all passion pent Stanley B. Greenfield; 3. Bede the grammarian and the scope of grammatical studies in eighth-century Northumbria Martin Irvine; 4. The s...
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Titre :Anglo-Saxon England
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :300 pages, 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.63 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :300 pages, 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.63 po
Publié le :11 octobre 2007
Publié par :Cambridge University Press
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780521038393

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