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  1. The Otherworld Voyage in Early Irish Literature

    The Otherworld Voyage in Early Irish Literature [Paperback]

    Jonathan M. Wooding (Author)

    £24.95

    ISBN: 9781846825569
    Published by : Four Courts Press
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  2. St Samson of Dol and the Earliest History of Brittany, Cornwall and Wales

    St Samson of Dol and the Earliest History of Brittany, Cornwall and Wales [Hardback]

    Lynette Olson (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781783272181
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    The First Life of St Samson of Dol (Vita Prima Samsonis) is a key text for the study of early Welsh, Cornish, Breton and indeed west Frankish history. In the twentieth century it was the subject of unresolved scholarly controversy that tended to l... .... Learn More
  3. The Early Finn Cycle

    The Early Finn Cycle [Paperback]

    Kevin Murray (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9781846826306
    Published by : Four Courts Press
    The Finn (or Fenian) Cycle (fíanaigecht) is classified by modern scholarship as one of four medieval Irish literary cycles along with the Ulster Cycle, the Cycle of Historical Tales (or Cycles of the Kings) and the Mythological Cycle. It is primar... .... Learn More
  4. Venantius Fortunatus: Poems

    Venantius Fortunatus: Poems [Hardback]

    Michael Roberts (Editor)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780674974920
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library
    The eleven books of poetry by Venantius Fortunatus include well-loved hymns, figure poems, epigrams on miracles, and elegies in the voices of abandoned or exiled women. The sixth-century poet began his career in northern Italy before moving to Gau... .... Learn More
  5. Hilduin of Saint-Denis: The Passio S. Dionysii in Prose and Verse

    Hilduin of Saint-Denis: The Passio S. Dionysii in Prose and Verse [Hardback]

    Michael Lapidge (Author)

    £164.00

    ISBN: 9789004341654
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Mittellateinische Studien und Texte
    Volume: 51
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Hilduin (c. 785-c. 860), abbot of Saint-Denis in Paris and archchaplain to Louis the Pious, was one of the leading scholars and administrators of the Carolingian empire. He was the first to translate the mystical Greek writings of the pseudo-Diony... .... Learn More
  6. Conceptualizing the Enemy in Early Northwest Europe: Metaphors of Conflict and Alterity in Anglo-Saxon, Old Norse, and Early Irish Poetry

    Conceptualizing the Enemy in Early Northwest Europe: Metaphors of Conflict and Alterity in Anglo-Saxon, Old Norse, and Early Irish Poetry [Hardback]

    Karin Olsen (Author)

    £64.00

    ISBN: 9782503552279
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Medieval Identities: Socio-Cultural Spaces
    Volume: 6
    Despite the prominence of conflicts in all mythological and heroic literature, perceptions of these conflicts and their participants are shaped by different cultural influences. Socio-economic, political, and religious factors all influence how co... .... Learn More
  7. Jonas of Bobbio: Life of Columbanus, Life of John of Reome, Life of Vedast

    Jonas of Bobbio: Life of Columbanus, Life of John of Reome, Life of Vedast [Paperback]

    Alexander O'Hara (Editor); Ian Wood (Editor)

    £24.95

    ISBN: 9781781381779
    Published by : Liverpool University Press
    The Life of Columbanus is a, perhaps the, central text for the history of seventh-century monasticism. The first book of the work describes the career of the Irish monk Columbanus, while the second describes his disciples - Eustas... .... Learn More
  8. Perceptions of Femininity in Early Irish Society

    Perceptions of Femininity in Early Irish Society [Hardback]

    Helen Oxenham (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781783271160
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Was femininity in early Irish society perceived as weak and sinful, innately inferior to masculinity? Was it seen as powerful and dangerous, a threat to the peace and tranquility of male society? Or was there a more nuanced view, an understanding ... .... Learn More
  9. Isidore of Seville: On the Nature of Things

    Isidore of Seville: On the Nature of Things [Paperback]

    Calvin. B. Kendall (Translator); Faith Wallis (Translator)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781781382943
    Published by : Liverpool University Press
    For scholars in the European Middle Ages, Isidore, bishop of Seville (560? - 636) was one of the most influential authorities for understanding he natural world. Isidore's On the Nature of Things is the first work on natural science by a Christian... .... Learn More
  10. Western Perspectives on the Mediterranean: Cultural Transfer in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages 400-800 AD

    Western Perspectives on the Mediterranean: Cultural Transfer in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages 400-800 AD [Paperback]

    Andreas Fischer (Editor); I. N. Wood (Editor)

    £28.99

    ISBN: 9781474269209
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Based on close analyses of contemporary texts, and backed by an examination of the origins of the elements transferred and of the process of transmission, the contributors to this volume focus on the perception and adaptation of knowledge and cult... .... Learn More

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