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  1. Childhood and Adolescence in Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture

    Childhood and Adolescence in Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture [Hardback]

    Susan Irvine (Editor); Winfried Rudolf (Editor)

    Regular Price: £61.99

    Special Price: £48.00

    ISBN: 9781487502027
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Series: Toronto Anglo-Saxon Series
    Childhood and Adolescence in Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture counters the generally received wisdom that early medieval childhood and adolescence were an unremittingly bleak experience. The contributors analyse representations of children and their e... .... Learn More
  2. Crossing Boundaries

    Crossing Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Art, Material Culture, Language and Literature of the Early Medieval World [Hardback]

    Eric Cambridge (Editor); Jane Hawkes (Editor)

    Regular Price: £55.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9781785703072
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Interdisciplinary studies are increasingly widely recognised as being among the most fruitful approaches to generating original perspectives on the medieval past. In this major collection of 27 papers, contributors transcend traditional disciplina... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. Guta Lag and Guta Saga

    Guta Lag and Guta Saga [Hardback]

    Christine Peel (Editor)

    Regular Price: £125.00

    Special Price: £40.00

    ISBN: 9781138804210
    Published by : Routledge
    Guta Lag, the law of the independent island of Gotland, is one of the earliest laws of Scandinavia. The historical appendix to the law, Guta Saga, was written in the thirteenth or fourteenth century. Together, Guta Lag and its accompanying Saga pr... .... Learn More
  5. Viking Language 2

    Viking Language 2 [Paperback]

    Jesse L. Byock (Author)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781481175265
    Published by : Jules William Press
    Volume: 2
    Viking Language 2: The Old Norse Reader (the 2nd book in the Viking Language Series) immerses the learner in Old Norse and Icelandic. Readings include a wealth of Old Norse myths, legends, complete Icelandic sagas, poems of the Scandinavian gods, ... .... Learn More
  6. Writing in a Speaking World

    Writing in a Speaking World: The Pragmatics of Literacy in Anglo-Saxon Inscriptions and Old English Poetry [Hardback]

    Peter Orton (Author)

    Regular Price: £48.00

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    ISBN: 9780866984935
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
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  7. John the Baptist's Prayer or the Descent into Hell from the Exeter Book

    John the Baptist's Prayer or the Descent into Hell from the Exeter Book [Hardback]

    M R Rambaran-Olm (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781843843665
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    The Old English poem known popularly as the Descent into Hell, found on folios 119v to 121v of the Exeter Book, has to date received little critical attention, perhaps owing to various contextual problems and lacunae on the leaves that contain it.... .... Learn More
  8. Between Earth and Heaven

    Between Earth and Heaven [Hardback]

    Johanna Kramer (Author)

    Regular Price: £80.00

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    ISBN: 9780719087899
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    Between earth and heaven examines the teaching of the theology of Christ's ascension in Anglo-Saxon literature, offering the only comprehensive examination of how patristic ascension theology is transmitted, adapted and taught to Anglo-Saxon audie... .... Learn More
  9. Genesis A

    Genesis A: A New Edition, Revised [Hardback]

    A. N. Doane (Editor)

    Regular Price: £70.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780866984836
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Among Old English poems, "Genesis A" is second--both in length and importance--only to Beowulf. With this new edition, Alger N. Doane reveals both the full stature of the poem and the significant achievement of the poet. Indeed, Doane's creative a... .... Learn More
  10. The Combined Anglo-Saxon Chronicles

    The Combined Anglo-Saxon Chronicles [Paperback]

    Guy Points (Author)

    £12.95

    ISBN: 9780955767920
    Published by : Guy Points
    This book enables rapid access to the events recorded in any one year in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle which was created in the late ninth century. Multiple copies were made and sent to monasteries in England where they were then independently updated... .... Learn More

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