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Anglo-Saxon England

Volume 28

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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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  • Date Published: January 2008
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521038539

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  • 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.

    • Published in the 1100th anniversary year of the death of King Alfred
    • Encouraged interdisciplinary study of surviving records
    • Includes the invaluable annual bibliography
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    • Date Published: January 2008
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521038539
    • length: 456 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 x 25 mm
    • weight: 0.682kg
    • contains: 20 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of 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.

  • Editors

    Michael Lapidge, University of Notre Dame, Indiana

    Malcolm Godden, University of Oxford

    Simon Keynes, University of Cambridge


    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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