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  1. Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England

    Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England [Hardback]

    Brandon Hawk (Author)

    £44.99

    ISBN: 9781487503055
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Series: Toronto Anglo-Saxon Series
    Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England is the first in-depth study of Christian apocrypha focusing specifically on the use of extra-biblical narratives in Old English sermons. The work contributes to our understanding of both the prevalence an... .... Learn More
  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. 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
  4. 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
  5. The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature: Volume 1: 800-1558

    The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature: Volume 1: 800-1558 [Hardback]

    Rita Copeland (Editor)

    £205.00

    ISBN: 9780199587230
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature (OHCREL) is designed to offer a comprehensive investigation of the numerous and diverse ways in which literary texts of the classical world have stimulated responses and refashioning ... .... Learn More
  6. Dreams and Visions in the Early Middle Ages

    Dreams and Visions in the Early Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Jesse Keskiaho (Author)

    £69.99

    ISBN: 9781107082137
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Dreams and visions played important roles in the Christian cultures of the early Middle Ages. But not only did tradition and authoritative texts teach that some dreams were divine, some also pointed out that this was not always t... .... Learn More
  7. The Resources of the Past in Early Medieval Europe

    The Resources of the Past in Early Medieval Europe [Hardback]

    Clemens Gantner (Editor); Rosamund McKitterick (Editor); Sven Meeder (Editor)

    £69.99

    ISBN: 9781107091719
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This volume analyses the importance of history, the textual resources of the past and the integration of Christian and imperial Rome into the cultural memory of early medieval Europe within the wider question of identity formation... .... Learn More
  8. The Schaffhausen Adomnan

    The Schaffhausen Adomnan: Facsimile and Commentary [Hardback]

    Damian Bracken (Editor); Eric Graff (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781782051183
    Published by : Cork University Press
    This is the first in a series of facsimiles of major Irish manuscripts. Each will be published with an accompanying volume of commentary. This first book reproduces the earliest surviving version of Adomnan's Vita Columbae, the Li... .... Learn More
  9. Classical Literature and Learning in Medieval Irish Narrative

    Classical Literature and Learning in Medieval Irish Narrative [Hardback]

    Ralph O'Connor (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9781843843849
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    From the tenth century onwards, Irish scholars adapted Latin epics and legendary histories into the Irish language, including the Imtheachta Aeniasa, the earliest known adaptation of Virgil's Aeneid into any European vernacular; Togail Troí, a gra... .... Learn More
  10. Liturgy and Society in Early Medieval Rome

    Liturgy and Society in Early Medieval Rome [Hardback]

    John F. Romano (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9781409443933
    Published by : Ashgate
    The liturgy, the public worship of the Catholic Church, was a crucial factor in forging the society of early medieval Rome. As the Roman Empire dissolved, a new world emerged as Christian bishops stepped into the power vacuum left by the dismantli... .... Learn More

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