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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
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    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. The Viking Way

    The Viking Way: Magic and Mind in Late Iron Age Scandinavia [Hardback]

    Neil Price (Author)

    Regular Price: £30.00

    Special Price: £22.50

    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
  4. 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: 9781843844976
    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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. The Viking Age

    The Viking Age: A Time with Many Faces [Paperback]

    Caroline Arcini (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £28.50

    ISBN: 9781785709388
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The majority of literature about the Viking period, based on artefacts or written sources, covers battles, kings, chiefs and mercenaries, long distance travel and colonisation, trade, and settlement. Less is said about the life of those that staye... .... Learn More
  9. Dragon Lords: The History and Legends of Viking England

    Dragon Lords: The History and Legends of Viking England [Hardback]

    Eleanor Parker (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781784537869
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
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    One narrative, the stereotypical one, might have it so. But locked away in the buried history of the British Isles are other, far richer and more nuanced, stories; and these hidden tales paint a picture very different from the ferocious pillagers ... .... Learn More
  10. Bede and Time: Computus, Theology and History in the Early Medieval World

    Bede and Time: Computus, Theology and History in the Early Medieval World [Hardback]

    Mairin MacCarron (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781472476630
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland
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    The Venerable Bede (c. 673-735) was the leading intellectual figure of the early Anglo-Saxon Church, whose extensive corpus of writings encompassed themes of exegesis, computus (dating of Easter and construction of calendars), history and hagiogra... .... Learn More

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