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  1. Woven into the Earth

    Woven into the Earth: Textile Finds in Norse Greenland [Hardback]

    Else Ostergaard (Author)

    £29.95

    ISBN: 9788772889351
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    One of the century's most spectacular archaeological finds occurred in 1921 -- a year before Howard Carter stumbled upon Tutankhamun's tomb -- when Poul Norlund recovered dozens of garments from a graveyard in the Norse settlement of Herjolfsnaes,... .... Learn More
  2. Bookmarks from the Past

    Bookmarks from the Past: Studies in Early English Language and Literature in Honour of Helmut Gneuss [Hardback]

    Lucia Kornexl (Editor); Ursula Lenker (Editor)

    Regular Price: £66.95

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780820465203
    Published by : Peter Lang Verlag
    The papers collected in this volume reflect the long and distinguished career of Professor Helmut Gneuss in the fields of Early English language, literature and culture. The volume will thus be of particular interest to researchers in Standard Old... .... Learn More
  3. A Case for Irony in Beowulf, with Particular Reference to Its Epithets

    A Case for Irony in Beowulf, with Particular Reference to Its Epithets [Paperback]

    Tom Clark (Author)

    Regular Price: £66.95

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    ISBN: 9780820470023
    Published by : Peter Lang Verlag
    This book examines irony in the Old English poem Beowulf. It synthesises an argument that the poetics of Beowulf are fundamentally contrastive. Contrastiveness is a feature of expression that enables the presence of irony, although it does not gua... .... Learn More
  4. King Alfred's Old English Translation of Pope Gregory the Great's Regula Pastoralis and Its Cultural Context

    King Alfred's Old English Translation of Pope Gregory the Great's Regula Pastoralis and Its Cultural Context [Paperback]

    Carolin Schreibner (Author)

    Regular Price: £94.95

    Special Price: £24.95

    ISBN: 9780820460505
    Published by : Peter Lang Verlag
    King Alfred the Great (871–99) translated Pope Gregory the Great’s Regula pastoralis as part of his programme for the revival of learning in Viking-age England. Three of the surviving six pre-Conquest manuscripts are edited for the first time in s... .... Learn More
  5. Saga Heilagrar Onnu

    Saga Heilagrar Onnu [Paperback]

    Kirsten Wolf (Author); K. Wolf (Author)

    £14.95

    ISBN: 9789979819783
    Published by : University of Iceland Press
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  6. The Recovery of Old English

    The Recovery of Old English [Hardback]

    Thomas Graham (Author)

    Regular Price: £41.50

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781580440134
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Eight papers, some of which were presented at the 29th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in 1994, chart the progress of Old English studies from the earliest work of the mid 16th century through to the h... .... Learn More
  7. The Old English Hexateuch

    The Old English Hexateuch: Aspects and Approaches [Paperback]

    Rebecca Barnhouse (Author); Benjamin C. Withers (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781580440509
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Ten papers which reflect a wide range of research interests into the Old English Hexateuch, an 11th-century manuscript (Claudius Biv) in the British Library which contains one of the earliest extended vernacular translations of the Bible accom... .... Learn More
  8. Under the Cloak

    Under the Cloak: A Pagan Ritual Turning Point in the Conversion of Iceland [Paperback]

    Jon Hnefill Adalsteinsson (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9789979543800
    Published by : University of Iceland Press
    This book takes its title from the momentous decision of the Icelandic law-giver, Thorgeir, in AD 1000, to adopt Christianity as the island's official religion. According to tradition, this was taken as he lay "under a cloak", presumably seekin... .... Learn More
  9. Annotated Bibliographies of Old and Middle English Literature

    Annotated Bibliographies of Old and Middle English Literature: V, Old English Wisdom Poetry [Hardback]

    Russell Poole (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

    Special Price: £4.95

    ISBN: 9780859915304
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    A bibliographical guide to the scholarly literature, which also aims to give a survey on the research on Old English Wisdom poetry - tracing its development over the last two centuries, reviewing the current state of knowledge, and drawing atte... .... Learn More
  10. Scottish Skalds and Sagamen

    Scottish Skalds and Sagamen [Paperback]

    Julian D'Arcy (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781898410256
    Published by : University of Iceland Press
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