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. Vikings

    Vikings: Raiders from the Sea [Paperback]

    Kim Hjardar

    £7.99

    ISBN: 9781612005195
    Published by : Casemate UK
    Series: Casemate Short History
    From the 9th to the 11th century, Viking ships landed on almost every shore in the Western world. Viking ravages united the Spanish kingdoms and stopped Charlemagne and the Franks' advance in Europe. Wherever Viking ships roamed, enormous sufferin... .... Learn More
  2. The Idea of Anglo-Saxon England 1066-1901: Remembering, Forgetting, Deciphering, and Renewing the Past

    The Idea of Anglo-Saxon England 1066-1901: Remembering, Forgetting, Deciphering, and Renewing the Past [Paperback]

    John D. Niles (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781119071242
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The Idea of Anglo Saxon England, 1066-1901 presents the first systematic review of the ways in which Anglo-Saxon studies have evolved from their beginnings to the twentieth centuryTells the story of how the idea of Anglo-Saxon England evolved from... .... Learn More
  3. Freedom and Protection: Monastic Exemption in France, c. 590-c. 1100

    Freedom and Protection: Monastic Exemption in France, c. 590-c. 1100 [Hardback]

    Kriston R. Rennie (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781526127723
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This book examines the history of monastic exemption in France. It reveals an institutional story of monastic freedom and protection, deeply rooted in the religious, political, social and legal culture of the early Middle Ages. Traversing many geo... .... Learn More
  4. 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
  5. Trees in the Religions of Early Medieval England

    Trees in the Religions of Early Medieval England [Paperback]

    Michael D. J. Bintley (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781783273010
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies
    Volume: v. 26
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    Trees were of fundamental importance in Anglo-Saxon material culture - but they were also a powerful presence in Anglo-Saxon religion before and after the introduction of Christianity. This book shows that they remained prominent in early English ... .... Learn More
  6. Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England

    Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England [Hardback]

    Brandon Hawk (Author)

    £44.99

    ISBN: 9781487503055
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Series: Toronto Anglo-Saxon Series
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    Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England is the first in-depth study of Christian apocrypha focusing specifically on the use of extra-biblical narratives in Old English sermons. The work contributes to our understanding of both the prevalence an... .... Learn More
  7. Kingship, Society, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire

    Kingship, Society, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire [Hardback]

    Thomas Pickles (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9780198818779
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Medieval History and Archaeology
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    Inspired by studies of Carolingian Europe, Kingship, Society and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire argues that the social strategies of local kin-groups drove conversion to Christianity and church building in Yorkshire from 400-1066 AD. It chall... .... Learn More
  8. The Battle of Maldon: War and Peace in Tenth-Century England

    The Battle of Maldon: War and Peace in Tenth-Century England [Hardback]

    Mark Atherton (Author)

    £58.00

    ISBN: 9781784537913
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
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    It describes a bloody skirmish along the banks of the tidal river Blackwater in the year 991, when the renowned Anglo-Saxon shield wall failed and was overwhelmed by a sizeable force of Danish marauders. The poem is one of the emblematic documents... .... Learn More
  9. Warfare, Raiding and Defence in Early Medieval Britain

    Warfare, Raiding and Defence in Early Medieval Britain [Hardback]

    Erik Grigg (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9780719826788
    Published by : The Crowood Press
    Warfare, Raiding and Defence in early medieval Britain is an examination of warfare in the period AD400-850, often called the Dark Ages, which is roughly the period between the end of Roman rule and the arrival of large Viking armies. It uses wri... .... Learn More
  10. Heirs of the Vikings: History and Identity in Normandy and England, c.950-c.1015

    Heirs of the Vikings: History and Identity in Normandy and England, c.950-c.1015 [Hardback]

    Katherine Cross (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781903153796
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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    Viking settlers and their descendants inhabited both England and Normandy in the tenth century, but narratives discussing their origins diverged significantly. This comparative study explores the depictions of Scandinavia and the events of the Vik... .... Learn More

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