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. 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
    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
  2. Image and Performance, Agency and Ideology

    Image and Performance, Agency and Ideology: Representations of the Human Figure in Funerary Contexts in Anglo-Saxon Art, AD 400–680 [Paperback]

    Lisa Brundle (Author)

    £63.00

    ISBN: 9781407316512
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR BRITISH
    Volume: 645
    This book investigates the topic of human imagery and hybrid human imagery rendered on metalwork of early Anglo-Saxon date recovered within eastern England (Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Suffolk and Norfolk), AD 400-680. It presents the first defi... .... Learn More
  3. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  4. Carolingian Catalonia: Politics, Culture and the Creation of an Imperial Province, 778-987

    Carolingian Catalonia: Politics, Culture and the Creation of an Imperial Province, 778-987 [Hardback]

    Cullen Chandler (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108474641
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series
    Drawing on a range of evidence related to royal authority, political events and literate culture, this study traces how kings and emperors involved themselves in the affairs of the Spanish March, and examines how actively people in Catalonia parti... .... Learn More
  5. Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium

    Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium [Paperback]

    John Howe (Author)

    £23.99

    ISBN: 9781501732683
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    Historians typically single out the hundred-year period from about 1050 to 1150 as the pivotal moment in the history of the Latin Church, for it was then that the Gregorian Reform movement established the ecclesiastical structure that would ensure... .... Learn More
  6. The Pioneer Burial: A high-status Anglian warrior burial from Wollaston Northamptonshire

    The Pioneer Burial: A high-status Anglian warrior burial from Wollaston Northamptonshire [Paperback]

    Ian Meadows (Author)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9781789691191
    Published by : Archaeopress
    MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) undertook evaluation and subsequent excavation at Wollaston Quarry, near Wellingborough through the 1990s. These excavations took place in advance of gravel extraction on land to the north and south of Hardwater... .... Learn More
  7. Silver, Butter, Cloth: Monetary and Social Economies in the Viking Age

    Silver, Butter, Cloth: Monetary and Social Economies in the Viking Age [Hardback]

    Jane Kershaw (Editor); Gareth Williams (Editor); Soren Sindbaek (Editor); James Graham-Campbell (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780198827986
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Medieval History and Archaeology
    Silver, Butter, Cloth advances current debates about the nature and complexity of Viking economic systems. It explores how silver and other commodities were used in monetary and social economies across the Scandinavian world of the Viking Age (c. ... .... Learn More
  8. Magic, Metallurgy and Imagination in Three Studies

    Magic, Metallurgy and Imagination in Three Studies: Three Studies [Paperback]

    John Carey (Author)

    £14.95

    ISBN: 9781891271281
    Published by : Celtic Studies Publications
    Series: Celtic Studies Publications
    Volume: 21
    This book is a study of the rich and fascinating traditions found early Irish literature concerning smiths and the fashioning of metal. The smith had a special status within the traditional societies of early Ireland and elsewhere in the Celtic-sp... .... Learn More
  9. Exploring Celtic Origins

    Exploring Celtic Origins: New Ways Forward in Archaeology, Linguistics, and Genetics [Hardback]

    Barry Cunliffe (Editor); John Koch (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781789250886
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Exploring Celtic Origins is the fruit of collaborative work by researchers in archaeology, historical linguistics, and archaeogenetics over the past ten years. This team works towards the goal of a better understanding of the background in the Bro... .... Learn More
  10. The Avars: A Steppe Empire in Central Europe, 567-822

    The Avars: A Steppe Empire in Central Europe, 567-822 [Hardback]

    Walter Pohl (Author)

    £58.00

    ISBN: 9780801442100
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    The Avars arrived in Europe from the Central Asian steppes in the mid-sixth century CE and dominated much of Central and Eastern Europe for almost 250 years. Fierce warriors and canny power brokers, the Avars were more influential and durable than... .... Learn More

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