The Framework of Anglo-Saxon History

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Beschreibung

Kenneth Harrison examines how Anglo-Saxons reckoned time and the significant part played in the development of historical writing.

Zusammenfassung
Kenneth Harrison examines how Anglo-Saxons reckon time through the luni-solar calendar as well as the Easter tables, and thus demonstrates the significant part played by Anglo-Saxons in the development of historical writing. This book will be of interest to Anglo-Saxon scholars, historians studying Irish and Welsh annals and continental sources, and to archaeologists of the period.

Inhalt

Preface; 1. The moon and the Anglo-Saxon calendar; 2. Raiding and settlement; 3. The Easter tables of Dionysius; 4. The Christian era in Britain; 5. Bede's History; 6. Annals and charters; 7. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
The Framework of Anglo-Saxon History
Untertitel
To A. D. 900
Autor
EAN
9780521143929
ISBN
978-0-521-14392-9
Format
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Herausgeber
Cambridge University Press
Genre
Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten
184
Gewicht
240g
Größe
H216mm x B140mm x T10mm
Jahr
2010
Untertitel
Englisch
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