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Anglo-Saxon England : Volume 13 - Peter Clemoes

Anglo-Saxon England

Volume 13

By: Peter Clemoes (Editor), Simon Keynes (Editor), Professor Michael Lapidge (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 10th March 2005
ISBN: 9780521332033
Number Of Pages: 348

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Among the diverse topics covered in this volume is a pioneer account of a unique group of Anglo-Saxon embroideries preserved on the continent and the publication of a previously unknown charter. Themes illuminated are as varied as the status of women, early urban history, the nature of medical collections, the standing of Marian feasts and the function of musical notation. The study of Old English poetry is advanced textually, codicologically, culturally, linguistically and critically. Innovation and established practice go hand-in-hand: a record of the first conference of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists and versions of six papers read at conference are included. The usual comprehensive bibliography of the previous year's publications in all branches of Anglo-Saxon studies rounds off the book.

List of illustrations
Record of the third conference of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists, at Toronto, 20G++3 April 1987
The Old Frisian component in Holthausen's Altenglisches etymologisches W+ rterbuch
The botanical lexicon of the Old English
++lfric's use of etymologies
A Frankish scholar in tenth-century England: Frithegod of Canterbury/Fredegaud of Brioude
The Yale fragments of the West Saxon gospels
A fragment of an Anglo-Saxon liturgical manuscript at the University of Missouri Linda
Old English prose before and during the reign of Alfred
Winchester and the standardization of Old English vocabulary
The Latin textual basis of Genesis A
Anglo-Saxon medicine and magic
Evidence for knowledge of Greek in Anglo-Saxon England
A Handlist of Anglo-Saxon lawsuits
Bibliography for 1987
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521332033
ISBN-10: 0521332036
Series: Anglo-Saxon England
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 348
Published: 10th March 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.2  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.68