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Conclusion: Roles of the Northern Goddess?

Pagan Goddesses in the Early Germanic World : Eostre, Hreda and the Cult of Matrons: Studies in Early Medieval History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

Book chapter

...In 1998 Hilda Ellis Davidson published a book entitled Roles of the Northern Goddess. The unspoken implication of its title is that there was a northern goddess, that the various goddesses Davidson discusses were in some way parts...

Conclusion

Persian Christians at the Chinese Court : The Xi’an Stele and the Early Medieval Church of the East

I.B.Tauris, 2018

Book chapter

...This book has argued that the closeness existing between the Church of the East and the late Sasanian imperial court, a subject of intense scrutiny in recent secondary literature and amply evident in Syriac sources, was carried...

Introduction

Byzantine Gender

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

Book chapter

...We are about to have lunch. You have to bring your food and beverage of choice because we are not actually in the same place. But the book you are about to read is modelled on those long, wonderful lunches when you can get a friend who...

Chapter XVIII

History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria : The Copts of Egypt Before and After the Early Islamic Conquests

I.B.Tauris, 2017

Book chapter

...Michael I, The Forty–Sixth Patriarch. A. D.744–768. As the Scripture says in the 77th Psalm Ps. LXXVIII, 3 (Sept. LXXVII). : « What we have heard we have seen, and our fathers have told us » ; and as Moses the Prophet wrote history...

Chapter XVII

History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria : The Copts of Egypt Before and After the Early Islamic Conquests

I.B.Tauris, 2017

Book chapter

...Alexander II, The Forty-Third Patriarch. A. D. 705-730. We must now record the events which took place after the death of the glorious, venerable, and blessed father, the good shepherd Abba Simon, who heard from the Lord Jesus Christ...

Lost Works

Bede : Part 2, Fascicles 1-4

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Bede’s list in historia ecclesiastica gentis anglorum V.xxiv (ed. Lapidge 2010.480-84) establishes not only what he had written up to 731 but, more remarkably, what he considered a work to be even though here he ingeniously avoided using...

Intellectual Discourse and Global Connectivity in the Early Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

Encyclopedia entry

...Theme Description In the early medieval period, like in any other period of human history, ideas travelled wherever people travelled. The early Middle Ages are here defined as the seventh, eighth, and ninth centuries, and since there were...

The city and the trade route in the early Middle Ages

Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages : A Cultural History

I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd, 2009

Book chapter

...The era of the ‘Great Migrations’ was a catastrophe for the cities of EuropeOut of an extensive literature on this subject, the following are a few especially important positions: M. Lombard, ‘L’évolution urbaine pendant le Haut Moyen Age’,...

Anglo-Saxon Paganism and the Living

The Christianization of the Anglo-Saxons c.597–C.700 : Discourses of Life, Death and Afterlife

Continuum, 2009

Book chapter

...The Search for Gods It is possible that Gregory spoke with the bearer of Augustine’s letter to him in Rome in 601, and that this conversation provided him with some understanding, however biased or basic, of the nature of Anglo-Saxon...

Anglo-Saxon Paganism and the Dead

The Christianization of the Anglo-Saxons c.597–C.700 : Discourses of Life, Death and Afterlife

Continuum, 2009

Book chapter

...Past and Current Approaches The written sources for pagan Anglo-Saxon religion and the dead are even more fragmentary than those which tell us about Anglo-Saxon religious beliefs and the living. But we possess an extensive archaeological...