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Anglo-Saxon England
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  • 20 b/w illus.
  • Page extent: 456 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.682 kg
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 (ISBN-13: 9780521038539)

  • Published January 2008

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$60.00 (C)

Anglo-Saxon England is the only publication that embraces all the main aspects of study of Anglo-Saxon history and culture--linguistic, literary, textual, palaeographic, religious, historical, archaeological and artistic. Articles in the volume include "Cult of King Alfred" by Simon Keynes, "What use are the Thorkelin transcripts of Beowulf" by Johan Gerritsen, "Anti-Judaism in Aelfric's Lives of Saints" by Andrew P. Scheil, "King Alfred's ships" by M. J. Swanton, "Unfulfilled promise: the rubrics of the Old English proses Genesis" by Benjamin C. Withers, "The scribe of the Paris Psalter" by Richard Emms.

Contents

List of illustrations; 1. King Alfred's ships: text and context M. J. Swanton; 2. What use are the Thorkelin transcripts of Beowulf? Johan Gerritsen; 3. The iconography of the Utrecht Psalter and the Old English Descent into Hell Jessica Brantley; 4. Anti-Judaism in Ælfric's Lives of Saints Andrew P. Scheil; 5. The earliest texts with English and French David W. Porter; 6. Unfulfilled promise: the rubrics of the Old English prose Genesis Benjamin C. Withers; 7. The West Saxon Gospels and the gospel-lectionary in Anglo-Saxon England: manuscript evidence and liturgical practice Ursula Lenker; 8. The scribe of the Paris Psalter Richard Emms; 9. The Office of the Trinity in the Crowland Psalter (Oxford, Bodleian Library, Douce 296) Barbara C. Raw; 10. Hereward and Flanders Elisabeth van Houts; 11. The cult of King Alfred Simon Keynes; Bibliography for 1998 Debby Banham, Carl T. Berkhout, Carole P. Biggam, Mark Blackburn and Simon Keynes.

Contributors

M. J. Swanton, Johan Gerritsen, Jessica Brantley, Andrew P. Scheil, David W. Porter, Benjamin C. Withers, Ursula Lenker, Richard Emms, Barbarba C. Raw, Elisabeth van Houts, Simon Keynes

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