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. Beside the Ocean

    Beside the Ocean: Coastal Landscapes at the Bay of Skaill, Marwick, and Birsay Bay, Orkney: Archaeological Research 2003-18 [Hardback]

    David Griffiths (Author); Jane Harrison (Author); Michael Athanson (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £33.75

    ISBN: 9781789250961
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The Bay of Skaill, Marwick Bay, and Birsay Bay form openings in the high sandstone cliffs of Orkney’s Atlantic coast. These west-facing bays have long been favoured locations for settlement, with access to the ocean, to fresh water, to land and to... .... Learn More
  2. Architecture, Society, and Ritual in Viking Age Scandinavia: Doors, Dwellings, and Domestic Space

    Architecture, Society, and Ritual in Viking Age Scandinavia: Doors, Dwellings, and Domestic Space [Hardback]

    Marianne Hem Eriksen (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108497220
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    In this book, Marianne Hem Eriksen explores the social organization of Viking Age Scandinavia through a study of domestic architecture, and in particular, the doorway. A highly charged architectural element, the door is not merely a practical, con... .... Learn More
  3. Cnut the Great

    Cnut the Great [Paperback]

    Timothy Bolton (Author)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9780300243185
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Series: The English Monarchs Series
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    A seminal biography of the underappreciated eleventh-century Scandinavian warlord-turned-Anglo-Saxon monarch who united the English and Danish crowns to forge a North Sea empire Historian Timothy Bolton offers a fascinating reappraisal of one of... .... Learn More
  4. A Raven's Battle-cry: The Limits of Judgment in the Medieval Irish Legal Tract Anfuigell

    A Raven's Battle-cry: The Limits of Judgment in the Medieval Irish Legal Tract <i>Anfuigell</i> [Hardback]

    Charlene M. Eska (Editor)

    £99.00

    ISBN: 9789004342644
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Medieval Law and Its Practice
    Volume: 27
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    In A Raven's Battle-cry Charlene M. Eska presents a critical edition and translation of the previously unpublished medieval Irish legal tract Anfuigell. Although the Old Irish text itself is fragmentary, the copious accompanying commentaries provi... .... Learn More
  5. Saint Patrick Retold: The Legend and History of Ireland's Patron Saint

    Saint Patrick Retold: The Legend and History of Ireland's Patron Saint [Hardback]

    Roy Flechner (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9780691184647
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    A gripping biography that brings together the most recent research to shed provocative new light on the life of Saint Patrick Saint Patrick was, by his own admission, a controversial figure. Convicted in a trial by his elders in Britain and hound... .... Learn More
  6. Alfred the Great: War, Kingship and Culture in Anglo-Saxon England

    Alfred the Great: War, Kingship and Culture in Anglo-Saxon England [Paperback]

    Richard Abels (Author)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781138808126
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: The Medieval World
    This biography of Alfred the Great, king of the West Saxons (871-899), combines a sensitive reading of the primary sources with a careful evaluation of the most recent scholarly research on the history and archaeology of ninth-century England. Thi... .... Learn More
  7. God's Viking: Harald Hardrada: The Varangian Guard of the Byzantine Emprerors Ad998 to 1204

    God's Viking: Harald Hardrada: The Varangian Guard of the Byzantine Emprerors Ad998 to 1204 [Hardback]

    Nic Fields (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781473823426
    Published by : Pen & Sword
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    Harald Hardrada is perhaps best known as the inheritor of seven feet of English soil in that year of fateful change, 1066. But Stamford Bridge was the terminal point of a warring career that spanned decades and continents. Thus, prior to forcibl... .... Learn More
  8. De la provincia Celtiberia a la qura de Santabariyya: Arqueologia de la Antiguedad tardia en la provincia de Cuenca (siglos V-VIII d.C.)

    De la provincia Celtiberia a la qura de Santabariyya: Arqueologia de la Antiguedad tardia en la provincia de Cuenca (siglos V-VIII d.C.) [Paperback]

    Rafael Barroso (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781789690644
    Published by : Archaeopress
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    The central position of the province of Cuenca, Spain, was a decisive factor in its relationship with Toledo, the capital of the Visigothic kingdom. Also, its location meant that, from the middle of the 6th Century, it was directly affected by som... .... Learn More
  9. Egil's Saga: Traditional evidence for Brunanburh compared to Literary, Historic and Archaeological Analyses

    Egil's Saga: Traditional evidence for Brunanburh compared to Literary, Historic and Archaeological Analyses [Paperback]

    John R. Kirby (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9781789691092
    Published by : Archaeopress
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    Regarded as the secondary source advocated by some scholars for this battle around Brunanburh in AD 937, Egil's Saga Skalla-Grimssonar (collated c. AD 1242-3) becomes problematical when compared with literary, historic and archaeological evidence.... .... Learn More
  10. Identifying Brunanburh: on dyngesmere - the sea of noise

    Identifying Brunanburh: on dyngesmere - the sea of noise [Paperback]

    John R. Kirby (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781789691078
    Published by : Archaeopress
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    Scholars each have their own rationale as to the `site' of this momentous battle. Their thirst for recognition has created diverse arguments, some flooding the media, others proposing to the point of acrimony that they have this `site'. The `conun... .... Learn More

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