Anglo-Saxon England

ÉditeurPeter Clemoes

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11 octobre 2007|
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Place-names, charters, coins and manuscripts are among the forms of evidence studied in this second volume. The topics range from the course of English settlement in the south-east to the power and influence of a leading aristocratic family in the tenth century and the possible presence of Jews in England in the eleventh. An important liturgical manuscript, the Bosworth Psalter, is more securely localized; the exemplars of the Vercelli Book and its probable area of origin are clarified. Several motifs in Old English literature are elucidated, and the influence of Christian doctrine on the poetry is considered in a survey of scholarly opinion and in a lively discussion on Beowulf. Bede's achievements as a scholar and teacher are examined 1300 years after his birth. The bibliography, noting all contributions to Anglo-Saxon studies in 1972, continues the annual series begun in volume 1.
List of illustrations; Preface; 1. Place-names from hām, distinguished from hamm names, in relation to the settlement of Kent, Surrey and Sussex John McN. Dodgson; 2. The beginning of the year in England, c. 500-900 Kenneth Harrison; 3. Bede and medieval civilization Gerald Bonner; 4. An interim revision of episcopal dates for the prov...
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Titre :Anglo-Saxon England
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :348 pages, 1 X 1 X 1 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :348 pages, 1 X 1 X 1 po
Publié le :11 octobre 2007
Publié par :Cambridge University Press
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780521038447

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