Anglo-Saxon, Viking and Early Medieval Europe

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  1. The Norse Sorceress

    The Norse Sorceress: Mind and Materiality in the Viking World [Hardback]

    Leszek Gardeła (Editor); Sophie Bønding (Editor); Peter Pentz (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781789259537
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Old Norse literature abounds with descriptions of magic acts that allow ritual specialists of various kinds to manipulate the world around them, see into the future or the distant past, change weather conditions, influence the outcomes of battles,... .... Learn More
  2. Bookmarks from the Past

    Bookmarks from the Past: Studies in Early English Language and Literature in Honour of Helmut Gneuss [Hardback]

    Lucia Kornexl (Editor); Ursula Lenker (Editor)

    Regular Price: £66.95

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    ISBN: 9780820465203
    Published by : Peter Lang Verlag
    The papers collected in this volume reflect the long and distinguished career of Professor Helmut Gneuss in the fields of Early English language, literature and culture. The volume will thus be of particular interest to researchers in Standard Old... .... Learn More
  3. Divorce of Lothar II

    Divorce of Lothar II [Hardback]

    K. Heidecker (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9780801439292
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    The Divorce of Lothar II illuminates the origin and development of Western notions of marriage and divorce and the separation of church and state in the context of a notorious royal divorce in late Carolingian Europe. In 857, Lothar II, king of Lo... .... Learn More
  4. An Essential Guide to Celtic Sites and Their Saints

    An Essential Guide to Celtic Sites and Their Saints [Paperback]

    Elizabeth Rees (Author)

    Regular Price: £24.99

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    ISBN: 9780860123187
    Published by : Continuum International Pub.
    Based on archaeological and literary evidence, Elizabeth Rees has compiled a guidebook to 250 sites linked to Celtic saints. By no means comprehensive, since thousasnds of such sites exist, this book provides `a taster' of the monasteries, herm... .... Learn More
  5. Heimskringla: An Interpretation

    Heimskringla: An Interpretation [Hardback]

    Birgit Sawyer (Author)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9780866985383
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    After brief summaries of early Norwegian history, Snorri Sturluson's career, and previous studies of Heimskringla, the core of this book is a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the text. It is normally treated as a collection of sagas about No... .... Learn More
  6. Conversion and Colonization in Anglo-Saxon England

    Conversion and Colonization in Anglo-Saxon England [Hardback]

    Catherine Karkov (Editor); Nicholas Howe (Editor)

    Regular Price: £36.00

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    ISBN: 9780866983631
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Conversion and Colonization in Anglo-Saxon England is a collection of ten essays by acknowledged experts in the field of Anglo-Saxon studies. Papers range in scope from the conversion of the English to Christianity, to the expansion of Anglo-Saxon... .... Learn More
  7. Anglo-Saxons and the North

    Anglo-Saxons and the North [Hardback]

    Matti Kilipio (Editor); Leena Kahlas-Tarkka (Editor)

    Regular Price: £39.00

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    ISBN: 9780866984126
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Anglo-Saxons and the North is a wide-ranging collection of essays by acknowledged experts in the field of Anglo-Saxon studies. In his reassessment of the Rök Stone, Harris reveals close links between Scandinavia and Western Europe, and Frisia in p... .... Learn More
  8. Aelfric of Eynsham

    Aelfric of Eynsham: His Life Times and Writings [Paperback]

    Helmut Gneuss (Author)

    Regular Price: £12.00

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    ISBN: 9781580441445
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    This little book, originally delivered as a lecture, forms an introduction to Aelfric of Eynsham, described by the author as "the first, and for a long time the only, master of prose written in English". Gneuss discusses Aelfric's works and their ... .... Learn More
  9. 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)

    Regular Price: £54.00

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    ISBN: 9780812249248
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
    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 produ... .... Learn More
  10. Myth and History

    Myth and History: Ethnicity & Politics in the First Millennium British Isles [Paperback]

    Stephen James Yeates (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.95

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    ISBN: 9781842174784
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Our recent understanding of British history has been slowly unravelling thanks to new techniques such as DNA analysis, new archaeological data and reassessment of the literary evidence. There are considerable problems in understanding the early h... .... Learn More

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