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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. The Viking Way

    The Viking Way: Magic and Mind in Late Iron Age Scandinavia [Hardback]

    Neil Price (Author)

    Regular Price: £30.00

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    ISBN: 9781842172605
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Magic, sorcery and witchcraft are among the most common themes of the great medieval Icelandic sagas and poems, the problematic yet vital sources that provide our primary textual evidence for the Viking Age that they claim to describe. Yet desp... .... Learn More
  7. Britain in the Age of Arthur: A Military History

    Britain in the Age of Arthur: A Military History [Hardback]

    Ilkka Syvanne (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781473895201
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    King Arthur is one of the most controversial topics of early British history. Are the legends based on a real historical figure or pure mythological invention? Ilkka Syvanne's study breaks new ground, adopting a novel approach to the sources by ... .... Learn More
  8. The Lindisfarne Gospels: New Perspectives

    The Lindisfarne Gospels: New Perspectives [Hardback]

    Richard Gameson (Editor)

    £137.00

    ISBN: 9789004337831
    Published by : Brill
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    Masterpiece of medieval manuscript production and decoration, its Latin text glossed throughout in Old English, the Lindisfarne Gospels is a vital witness to the book culture, art, and Christianity of the Anglo-Saxons and their interactions with I... .... Learn More
  9. Nonhuman Voices in Anglo-Saxon Literature and Material Culture

    Nonhuman Voices in Anglo-Saxon Literature and Material Culture [Hardback]

    James Paz (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781526101105
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    Series: Manchester Medieval Literature and Culture
    Nonhuman voices in Anglo-Saxon literature and material culture uncovers the voice and agency possessed by nonhuman things across Anglo-Saxon literature and material culture. It makes a new contribution to 'thing theory' and rethinks conventional d... .... Learn More
  10. The Anglo-Saxon Fenland

    The Anglo-Saxon Fenland [Paperback]

    Susan Oosthuizen (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.95

    Special Price: £22.50

    ISBN: 9781911188087
    Published by : Windgather Press
    Series: Windgather
    Archaeologies and histories of the fens of eastern England, continue to suggest, explicitly or by implication, that the early medieval fenland was dominated by the activities of north-west European colonists in a largely empty landscape. Using exi... .... Learn More

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