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Winchester: Afterword

Catherine A.M. Clarke

Catherine A.M. Clarke is Chair in the History of People, Place and Community at the Institute of Historical Research (IHR), London. She has led major research and heritage interpretation projects in Chester and Swansea, and has published widely on place, power and identity in medieval Britain. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Cityscapes Today

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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...I’m in Winchester to prepare for a television documentary: an episode of the series Britain’s Most Historic Towns (IWC Media for Channel 4 in the UK), which will feature the city as “Britain’s Most Norman Town.” The sequence I’m involved...

Introduction

Julianna Grigg

Author of The Philosopher King and the Pictish Nation, Julianna Grigg holds a PhD in History from the University of Melbourne and is currently an Adjunct Research Fellow with the School of Philosophical, Historical, and International Studies at Monash University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Picts Re-Imagined

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...“At the present time there are in Britain … five languages and four nations—English, British, Irish, and Picts. Each of these have their own language; but all are united in their study of God’s truth by the fifth—Latin.”Writing in ca. 731...

Linguistic Models and Methods

Philip A. Shaw

Philip A. Shaw is Lecturer in English Language and Old English, 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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...This chapter is intended as a brief orientation to the linguistic methods that underpin some of the arguments put forward in the chapters that follow. It is intended to help non-specialists understand the bases on which these arguments...

Introduction

Rory Naismith

Rory Naismith is Lecturer in Medieval British History at King’s College London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Citadel of the Saxons : The Rise of Early London

I.B.Tauris, 2019

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...The sea-reach of the Thames stretched before us like the beginning of an interminable waterway. In the offing the sea and the sky were welded together without a joint, and in the luminous space the tanned sails of the barges drifting up...

Lost Works

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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...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...

Finding Alfred

Daniel Anlezark

Daniel Anlezark is an Associate Professor at the University of Sydney. His first book, Water and Fire: The Myth of the Flood in Anglo-Saxon England, examined the literary reception of the biblical Flood in Anglo-Saxon texts, while subsequent publications include an edition of The Dialogues of Solomon and Saturn, an edition and translation of Old English narrative poems, and an edited volume on Old Norse literature: Myths, Legends, and Heroes: Essays in Honor of John McKinnell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alfred the Great

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...Alfred the Great, king of Wessex from 871 until 899, is not the man he used to be. From the mid-nineteenth century until well into the twentieth, schoolchildren across the English-speaking world, and many in British colonies, knew the king...

Technologies of Performance

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The eighth pageant of the York Corpus Christi play opens with God asking Noah to use his skill to build an ark. It is a commission that Noah initially refuses given his age, but then at God’s insistence he agrees to construct the vessel...

Literary Representations

A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Medieval Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Medieval authors, influenced by Classical rhetorical practices, created highly structured literature and economical narratives in European vernacular languages, combining Classical formulas and tropes with contemporary themes, motifs...

Literature

Juanita Feros Ruys

Juanita Ruys is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of the Emotions in the Medieval Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The category of “literature” in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages differs from modern understandings of the term. There was less of a focus on texts designed for “leisure” reading, such as novels today, but rather a strong didactic...

Conclusion: Roles of the Northern Goddess?

Philip A. Shaw

Philip A. Shaw is Lecturer in English Language and Old English, 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...