Anglo-Saxon, Viking & Early Medieval Europe (up to AD1000)

The period from AD 400 to 1000 throughout Europe, including Anglo-Saxon England, Vikings, Picts, and the early medieval Celtic world, as well as the Merovingian, Carolingian and Ottonian kingdoms.

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  1. Epistolary Acts: Anglo-Saxon Letters and Early English Media

    Epistolary Acts: Anglo-Saxon Letters and Early English Media [Hardback]

    Jordan Zweck (Author)

    £51.99

    ISBN: 9781487501006
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Series: Toronto Anglo-Saxon Series
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    As challenging as it is to imagine how an educated cleric or wealthy lay person in the early Middle Ages would have understood a letter (especially one from God), it is even harder to understand why letters would have so captured the imagination o... .... Learn More
  2. Her Father's Daughter: Gender, Power, and Religion in the Early Spanish Kingdoms

    Her Father's Daughter: Gender, Power, and Religion in the Early Spanish Kingdoms [Hardback]

    Lucy K. Pick (Author)

    £51.95

    ISBN: 9781501714320
    Published by : Cornell University Press
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    In Her Father's Daughter, Lucy K. Pick considers a group of royal women in the early medieval kingdoms of the Asturias and of León-Castilla; their lives say a great deal about structures of power and the roles of gender and religion within th... .... Learn More
  3. Design and Techniques in Early Medieval Celtic Metalwork

    Design and Techniques in Early Medieval Celtic Metalwork [Hardback]

    Niamh Whitfield (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781904597339
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    Niamh Whitfield is a leading authority on the metalwork of early Medieval Ireland and Scotland. Celtic metalwork of the seventh to twelfth centuries is extremely accomplished technically, and she has aimed at a thorough understand... .... Learn More
  4. At the End of Great Moravia

    At the End of Great Moravia: Skeletons from the Second Church Cemetery at Pohansko-Břeclav (9th–10th Century A.D.) [Paperback]

    Vladimir Sladek (Author); Jiri Machacek (Author)

    £46.00

    ISBN: 9781407315768
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2836
    This monograph summarizes the first anthropological survey of human skeletons excavated at the 2nd church cemetery in Pohansko-Břeclav (Czech Republic). The cemetery was discovered in 2006 in a north-eastern suburb of Pohansko and represents one o... .... Learn More
  5. Compelling God: Theories of Prayer in Anglo-Saxon England

    Compelling God: Theories of Prayer in Anglo-Saxon England [Hardback]

    Stephanie Clark (Author)

    £57.99

    ISBN: 9781487501983
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Series: Toronto Anglo-Saxon Series
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    While prayer is generally understood as "communion with God" modern forms of spirituality prefer "communion" that is non-petitionary and wordless. This preference has unduly influenced modern scholarship on historic methods of prayer particularly ... .... Learn More
  6. Childhood and Adolescence in Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture

    Childhood and Adolescence in Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture [Hardback]

    Susan Irvine (Editor); Winfried Rudolf (Editor)

    £57.99

    ISBN: 9781487502027
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Series: Toronto Anglo-Saxon Series
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    Childhood and Adolescence in Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture counters the generally received wisdom that early medieval childhood and adolescence were an unremittingly bleak experience. The contributors analyse representations of children and their e... .... Learn More
  7. Undoing Babel: The Tower of Babel in Anglo-Saxon Literature

    Undoing Babel: The Tower of Babel in Anglo-Saxon Literature [Hardback]

    Tristan Major (Author)

    £47.99

    ISBN: 9781487500542
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Series: Toronto Anglo-Saxon Series
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    The Tower of Babel narrative is one of the most memorable accounts of the Bible, and its interpretative potential has produced a vast array of literary adaptations. Undoing Babel is the first extensive examination of the development of the Babel n... .... Learn More
  8. Be a Perfect Man: Christian Masculinity and the Carolingian Aristocracy

    Be a Perfect Man: Christian Masculinity and the Carolingian Aristocracy [Hardback]

    Andrew J. Romig (Author)

    £56.00

    ISBN: 9780812249248
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
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    The life of an aristocratic Carolingian man involved an array of behaviors and duties associated with his gender and rank: an education in arms and letters; training in horsemanship, soldiery, and hunting; betrothal, marriage, and the virile ... .... Learn More
  9. Amalasuintha: The Transformation of Queenship in the Post-Roman World

    Amalasuintha: The Transformation of Queenship in the Post-Roman World [Hardback]

    Massimiliano Vitiello (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780812249477
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
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    In this book, Massimiliano Vitiello situates the life and career of the Ostrogothic queen Amalasuintha (c. 494/5-535), daughter of Theoderic the Great, in the context of the transitional time, after the fall of Rome, during which new dynastic... .... Learn More
  10. Aristocrats and Statehood in Western Iberia, 300-600 C.E.

    Aristocrats and Statehood in Western Iberia, 300-600 C.E. [Hardback]

    Damian Fernandez (Author)

    £56.00

    ISBN: 9780812249460
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: Empire and After
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    In a distant corner of the late antique world, along the Atlantic river valleys of western Iberia, local elite populations lived through the ebb and flow of empire and kingdoms as historical agents with their own social strategies. Contrary t... .... Learn More

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