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  1. Crossing Boundaries

    Crossing Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Art, Material Culture, Language and Literature of the Early Medieval World [Hardback]

    Eric Cambridge (Editor); Jane Hawkes (Editor)

    Regular Price: £55.00

    Special Price: £41.00

    ISBN: 9781785703072
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Interdisciplinary studies are increasingly widely recognised as being among the most fruitful approaches to generating original perspectives on the medieval past. In this major collection of 27 papers, contributors transcend traditional disci... .... Learn More
  2. Art of the Islands

    Art of the Islands: Celtic Pictish Anglo-Saxon and Viking Visual Culture C. 450-1050 [Paperback]

    Michelle Brown (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781851244461
    Published by : Bodleian Library
    The Celtic, Pictish, Anglo-Saxon and Viking peoples who inhabited the British Isles and Ireland from late prehistory to the Norman Conquest left a rich visual heritage whose influence continues to be felt. This is the first book to present an... .... Learn More
  3. A Handbook to Eddic Poetry

    A Handbook to Eddic Poetry: Myths and Legends of Early Scandinavia [Hardback]

    Carolyne Larrington (Editor); Judy Quinn (Editor); Brittany Schorn (Editor)

    £69.99

    ISBN: 9781107135444
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This is the first comprehensive and accessible survey in English of Old Norse eddic poetry: a remarkable body of literature rooted in the Viking Age, which is a critical source for the study of early Scandinavian myths, poetics, culture and s... .... Learn More
  4. Why is your axe bloody?

    Why is your axe bloody?: A Reading of Njals Saga [Paperback]

    William Ian Miller (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9780198768920
    Published by : Oxford University Press
     Nijals saga the greatest of the sagas of the Icelanders, was written around 1280. It tells the story of a complex feud, that starts innocently enough in a tiff over seating arrangement at a local feast, and expands over the course of 20... .... Learn More
  5. Old English Philology

    Old English Philology: Studies in Honour of R. D. Fulk [Hardback]

    Leonard Neidorf (Editor); Rafael J. Pascual (Editor); Tom Shippey (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781843844389
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Robert D. Fulk is arguably the greatest Old English philologist to emerge during the twentieth century; his corpus of scholarship has fundamentally shaped contemporary understanding of many aspects of Anglo-Saxon literary history and English ... .... Learn More
  6. Imagining the Jew in Anglo-Saxon Literature and Culture

    Imagining the Jew in Anglo-Saxon Literature and Culture [Hardback]

    Samantha Zacher (Author)

    £43.95

    ISBN: 9781442646674
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Most studies of Jews in medieval England begin with the year 1066, when Jews first arrived on English soil. Yet the absence of Jews in England before the conquest did not prevent early English authors from writing obsessively about them. Usin... .... Learn More
  7. Faroe-Islander Saga: A New English Translation

    Faroe-Islander Saga: A New English Translation [Paperback]

    Robert K. Painter (Translator)

    £33.50

    ISBN: 9781476663661
    Published by : McFarland & Company
    This book offers a new English translation of the Faroe-Islander Saga (Faereyinga Saga), one of the great medieval Icelandic sagas, written by an anonymous Icelander in the early 13th-century. The saga tells the story of the first settlers on... .... Learn More
  8. Bede and Aethelthryth: An Introduction to Christian Latin Poetics

    Bede and Aethelthryth: An Introduction to Christian Latin Poetics [Paperback]

    Stephen J. Harris (Author)

    £41.95

    ISBN: 9781940425931
    Published by : West Virginia UP
    Bede and Aethelthryth asks why Christians in Britain around the year 700 enjoyed Latin poetry. What did they see in it? What did they get from it? This book attempts to reconstruct the horizon of expectation of a highly learned, Latin-speakin... .... Learn More
  9. Old English History of the World: An Anglo-Saxon Rewriting of Orosius

    Old English History of the World: An Anglo-Saxon Rewriting of Orosius [Hardback]

    Malcolm Godden (Editor)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780674971066
    Published by : Harvard University Press
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    The Old English History of the World is a translation and adaptation of the Latin history known as the Seven Books of History against the Pagans, written by the Spanish cleric Paulus Orosius at the prompting of Saint Augustine after the sack ... .... Learn More
  10. The Old English Martyrology

    The Old English Martyrology [Paperback]

    Christine Rauer (Editor)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781843844310
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    The Old English Martyrology is one of the longest and most important prose texts written in Anglo-Saxon England; it also represents one of the most impressive examples of encyclopaedic writing from the European Middle Ages. Probably intended ... .... Learn More

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