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Conclusion: Roles of the Northern Goddess?

Philip A. Shaw

Philip Shaw is Lecturer in English Language and Old English at University of Leicester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...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

R. Todd Godwin

R. Todd Godwin received his PhD from the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS), University of London, and now lectures at the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, Cambridge, UK and in the United States at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He has published in peer-reviewed journals on the early medieval Church of the East. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

I.B.Tauris, 2018

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...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...

Intellectual Discourse and Global Connectivity in the Early Middle Ages

The Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

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...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

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...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

Marilyn Dunn

Marilyn Dunn is Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Glasgow, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Continuum, 2009

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...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

Marilyn Dunn

Marilyn Dunn is Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Glasgow, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Continuum, 2009

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...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...

Irish Books at St. Gall

Sven Meeder

Sven Meeder is Lecturer in Medieval History at Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands. He has published in international peer-reviewed journals on the exchange of (insular) learning and is currently heading the research project ‘Networks of Knowledge’ on intellectual networks in the Carolingian era. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Irish Scholarly Presence at St. Gall : Networks of Knowledge in the Early Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The account of Marcus and Marcellus’s arrival at St. Gall shows that Irish travellers brought books with them. Unfortunately, we do not know if any of Marcus’s books were written in Ireland, although it seems likely that the two men did...

Conclusion

Philip A. Shaw

Philip Shaw is Lecturer in English Language and Old English at University of Leicester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Names and Naming in ‘Beowulf’ : Studies in Heroic Narrative Tradition

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Out of the sixty-nine personal names of human figures in Beowulf, around twenty are most readily explained as Continental Germanic names, while another twenty or so could have arisen anywhere in the Germanic-speaking world, around eighteen...

Introduction

George Hardin Brown

George Hardin Brown is professor of English and Classics at Stanford University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Frederick M. Biggs

Frederick M. Biggs is professor of English at the University of Connecticut. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bede : Part 2, Fascicles 1-4

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

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...This second volume completes our survey of the reception of Bede’s writings in Anglo-Saxon England. Reading Bede through the works of his immediate followers makes us aware of how useful he was to them, providing the tools they needed...

Letters

George Hardin Brown

George Hardin Brown is professor of English and Classics at Stanford University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Frederick M. Biggs

Frederick M. Biggs is professor of English at the University of Connecticut. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bede : Part 2, Fascicles 1-4

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

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...The relationship of Bede’s letters to his other works is more complex than his statement in historia ecclesiastica gentis anglorum V.xxiv (ed. Lapidge 2010 2.482) that he placed five in a liber epistolarum suggests. While we could have...