Download Free The Concepts of Time in Anglo-Saxon England PDF by Kaifan Yang Full Book and published by utzverlag GmbH. This book was released on 2020-04-02 with total page 218 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The book examines the diachronic change of time perception throughout Anglo-Saxon England, with the conversion as a turning point. It draws evidence from a variety of sources, in particular from a close reading of Bede’s historical writings and his treatises on time, from Old English poetry, especially The Dream of the Rood, The Phoenix, The Wanderer, Beowulf, The Ruin, Deor, from the literature of the Alfredian period, and from the lexical and statistical analysis of Old English time words. It offers insights into the complexity of time in the Anglo-Saxon context, and shows how the change of time can help to understand the conceptual system of the Anglo-Saxons.
Author : Alaric Hall
Publisher : BRILL
Release Date : 2010-01-01
ISBN : 9004180117
Pages : 352 pages
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Download Free Interfaces Between Language and Culture in Medieval England PDF by Alaric Hall Full Book and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2010-01-01 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The twelve articles in this volume promote the growing contacts between medieval linguistics and medieval cultural studies generally. Articles address medieval English linguistics, and the interrelation in Anglo-Saxon England between Latin and vernacular language and culture.
Download Free The Idea of Anglo-Saxon England 1066-1901 PDF by John D. Niles Full Book and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2015-09-28 with total page 450 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Idea of Anglo Saxon England, 1066-1901 presents the first systematic review of the ways in which Anglo-Saxon studies have evolved from their beginnings to the twentieth century Tells the story of how the idea of Anglo-Saxon England evolved from the Anglo-Saxons themselves to the Victorians, serving as a myth of origins for the English people, their language, and some of their most cherished institutions Combines original research with established scholarship to reveal how current conceptions of English identity might be very different if it were not for the discovery – and invention – of the Anglo-Saxon past Reveals how documents dating from the Anglo-Saxon era have greatly influenced modern attitudes toward nationhood, race, religious practice, and constitutional liberties Includes more than fifty images of manuscripts, early printed books, paintings, sculptures, and major historians of the era
Download Free Anglo-Saxon England: Volume 29 PDF by Michael Lapidge Full Book and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2001-02-08 with total page 380 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The editorial policy of Anglo-Saxon England has been to encourage an interdisciplinary approach to the study of all aspects of Anglo-Saxon culture. This approach is pursued in exemplary fashion by many of the essays in this volume. Fresh light is thrown on the dating and form of Cynewulf's poem The Fates of the Apostles through a comprehensive study of the historical martyrologies of the Carolingian period on which Cynewulf is presumed to have drawn. The literary form of Ælfric's Preface to his translation of Genesis is illustrated through a wide-ranging study of the rhetorical genre of preface-writing in the early Middle Ages (the genre which subsequently was known as the ars dictaminis), and the problems which Ælfric faced and solved in composing a Life of St Æthelthryth are illustrated through detailed comparison of the sources which he utilized. The usual comprehensive bibliography of the previous year's publications in all branches of Anglo-Saxon studies rounds off the book.
Download Free New Readings on Women in Old English Literature PDF by Helen Damico Full Book and published by Indiana University Press. This book was released on 1990 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Re-examines a critical tradition unchallenged since the 19th century. The 20 essays reassess the place of women in Anglo-Saxon culture as demonstrated by the laws, works by women, and the depiction of them in the standard Old English canon of literature (Beowulf, Alfred, Wulfstan, et al.) Categories include the historical record, sexuality and folklore, language and gender characterization, and several deconstructions of stereotypes. Paper edition (unseen), $14.50. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Download Free Reassessing Anglo-Saxon England PDF by Eric John Full Book and published by Manchester University Press. This book was released on 1996 with total page 228 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Brilliantly and entertainingly written, this new and original analysis is the fruit of 30 years of scholarship and therefore has something of the nature of a testament. Mr. John uses anthropological insight to understand the Anglo-Saxon nature.
Author : Robert Rouse
Publisher : DS Brewer
Release Date : 2005
ISBN : 9781843840411
Pages : 198 pages
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Download Free The Idea of Anglo-Saxon England in Middle English Romance PDF by Robert Rouse Full Book and published by DS Brewer. This book was released on 2005 with total page 198 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Investigation into the importance of the Anglo-Saxon past in medieval literature.
Author : Mary Clayton
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2003-02-13
ISBN : 9780521531153
Pages : 336 pages
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Download Free The Cult of the Virgin Mary in Anglo-Saxon England PDF by Mary Clayton Full Book and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2003-02-13 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book provides a wide-ranging exploration of the cult in England from c. 700 to the Conquest. Dr Clayton describes and illustrates with a plate section the development of Marian devotion, discussing Anglo-Saxon feasts of the Virgin, liturgical texts, prayers, art, poetry and prose.
Author : E. Nathaniel Gates
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2021-12-17
ISBN : 1136764615
Pages : 384 pages
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Download Free Race and U.S. Foreign Policy from Colonial Times Through the Age of Jackson PDF by E. Nathaniel Gates Full Book and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2021-12-17 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: First published in 1998. Explores the concept of "race" - The term "race," which originally denoted genealogical or class identity, has in the comparatively brief span of 300 years taken on an entirely new meaning. In the wake of the Enlightenment it came to be applied to social groups. This ideological transformation coupled with a dogmatic insistence that the groups so designated were natural, and not socially created, gave birth to the modern notion of "races" as genetically distinct entities. The results of this view were the encoding of "race" and "racial" hierarchies in law, literature, and culture. How "racial" categories facilitate social control - The articles in the series demonstrate that the classification of humans according to selected physical characteristics was an arbitrary decision that was not based on valid scientific method. They also examine the impact of colonialism on the propagation of the concept and note that "racial" categorization is a powerful social force that is often used to promote the interests of dominant social groups. Finally, the collection surveys how laws based on "race" have been enacted around the world to deny power to minority groups. A multidisciplinary resource- This collection of outstanding articles brings multiple perspectives to bear on race theory and draws on a wider ranger of periodicals than even the largest library usually holds. Even if all the articles were available on campus, chances are that a student would have to track them down in several libraries and microfilm collections. Providing, of course, that no journals were reserved for graduate students, out for binding, or simply missing. This convenient set saves students substantial time and effort by making available all the key articles in one reliable source.
Download Free The Ruler Portraits of Anglo-Saxon England PDF by Catherine E. Karkov Full Book and published by Boydell Press. This book was released on 2004 with total page 246 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Analysis of a group of images of kingship and queenship from Anglo-Saxon England explores the implications of their focus on books, authorship and learning.
Author : Sarah Semple
Publisher : OUP Oxford
Release Date : 2013-10-24
ISBN : 0191505609
Pages : 352 pages
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Download Free Perceptions of the Prehistoric in Anglo-Saxon England PDF by Sarah Semple Full Book and published by OUP Oxford. This book was released on 2013-10-24 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Perceptions of the Prehistoric in Anglo-Saxon England represents an unparalleled exploration of the place of prehistoric monuments in the Anglo-Saxon psyche, and examines how Anglo-Saxon communities perceived and used these monuments during the period AD 400-1100. Sarah Semple employs archaeological, historical, art historical, and literary sources to study the variety of ways in which the early medieval population of England used the prehistoric legacy in the landscape, exploring it from temporal and geographic perspectives. Key to the arguments and ideas presented is the premise that populations used these remains, intentionally and knowingly, in the articulation and manipulation of their identities: local, regional, political, and religious. They recognized them as ancient features, as human creations from a distant past. They used them as landmarks, battle sites, and estate markers, giving them new Old English names. Before, and even during, the conversion to Christianity, communities buried their dead in and around these monuments. After the conversion, several churches were built in and on these monuments, great assemblies and meetings were held at them, and felons executed and buried within their surrounds. This volume covers the early to late Anglo-Saxon world, touching on funerary ritual, domestic and settlement evidence, ecclesiastical sites, place-names, written sources, and administrative and judicial geographies. Through a thematic and chronologically-structured examination of Anglo-Saxon uses and perceptions of the prehistoric, Semple demonstrates that populations were not only concerned with Romanitas (or Roman-ness), but that a similar curiosity and conscious reference to and use of the prehistoric existed within all strata of society.
Download Free The Third Gender and Aelfric's Lives of Saints PDF by Rhonda L McDaniel Full Book and published by ISD LLC. This book was released on 2018-03-31 with total page 306 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In The Third Gender, McDaniel addresses the idea of the "third gender" in early hagiography and Latin treatises on virginity and then examines Aelfric's treatment of gender in his translations of Latin monastic Lives for his non-monastic audiences. She first investigates patristic ideas about a "third gender" by describing this concept within the theoretical frameworks of monasticism and then turns to creating a historical and theological cultural context within which to locate an interpretation of Aelfric's portrayals of male and female saints.
Download Free Law and Order in Anglo-Saxon England PDF by Tom Lambert Full Book and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2017-02-23 with total page 432 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Law and Order in Anglo-Saxon England explores English legal culture and practice across the Anglo-Saxon period, beginning with the essentially pre-Christian laws enshrined in writing by King Æthelberht of Kent in c. 600 and working forward to the Norman Conquest of 1066. It attempts to escape the traditional retrospective assumptions of legal history, focused on the late twelfth-century Common Law, and to establish a new interpretative framework for the subject, more sensitive to contemporary cultural assumptions and practical realities. The focus of the volume is on the maintenance of order: what constituted good order; what forms of wrongdoing were threatening to it; what roles kings, lords, communities, and individuals were expected to play in maintaining it; and how that worked in practice. Its core argument is that the Anglo-Saxons had a coherent, stable, and enduring legal order that lacks modern analogies: it was neither state-like nor stateless, and needs to be understood on its own terms rather than as a variant or hybrid of these models. Tom Lambert elucidates a distinctively early medieval understanding of the tension between the interests of individuals and communities, and a vision of how that tension ought to be managed that, strikingly, treats strongly libertarian and communitarian features as complementary. Potentially violent, honour-focused feuding was an integral aspect of legitimate legal practice throughout the period, but so too was fearsome punishment for forms of wrongdoing judged socially threatening. Law and Order in Anglo-Saxon England charts the development of kings' involvement in law, in terms both of their authority to legislate and their ability to influence local practice, presenting a picture of increasingly ambitious and effective royal legal innovation that relied more on the cooperation of local communal assemblies than kings' sparse and patchy network of administrative officials.
Download Free Pastoral Care in Late Anglo-Saxon England PDF by Francesca Tinti Full Book and published by Boydell Press. This book was released on 2005 with total page 166 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "The role of pastoral care reconsidered in the context of major changes within the Anglo-Saxon church"--Provided by publisher.
Download Free The Culture of Translation in Anglo-Saxon England PDF by Robert Stanton Full Book and published by Boydell & Brewer Ltd. This book was released on 2002 with total page 214 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Most Old English literature was translated or adapted from Latin: what was translated, and when, reflects cultural development and the increasing respectability of English. Translation was central to Old English literature as we know it. Most Old English literature, in fact, was either translated or adapted from Latin sources, and this is the first full-length study of Anglo-Saxon translation as a cultural practice. This 'culture of translation' was characterised by changing attitudes towards English: at first a necessary evil, it can be seen developing increasing authority and sophistication. Translation's pedagogical function (already visible in Latin and Old English glosses) flourished in the centralizing translation programme of the ninth-century translator-king Alfred, and English translations of the Bible further confirmed the respectability ofEnglish, while Ælfric's late tenth-century translation theory transformed principles of Latin composition into a new and vigorous language for English preaching and teaching texts. The book will integrate the Anglo-Saxon period more fully into the longer history of English translation.ROBERT STANTON is Assistant Professor of English, Boston College, Massachusetts.
Download Free Heaven and Earth in Anglo-Saxon England PDF by Helen Foxhall Forbes Full Book and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2016-04-22 with total page 410 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Christian theology and religious belief were crucially important to Anglo-Saxon society, and are manifest in the surviving textual, visual and material evidence. This is the first full-length study investigating how Christian theology and religious beliefs permeated society and underpinned social values in early medieval England. The influence of the early medieval Church as an institution is widely acknowledged, but Christian theology itself is generally considered to have been accessible only to a small educated elite. This book shows that theology had a much greater and more significant impact than has been recognised. An examination of theology in its social context, and how it was bound up with local authorities and powers, reveals a much more subtle interpretation of secular processes, and shows how theological debate affected the ways that religious and lay individuals lived and died. This was not a one-way flow, however: this book also examines how social and cultural practices and interests affected the development of theology in Anglo-Saxon England, and how ’popular’ belief interacted with literary and academic traditions. Through case-studies, this book explores how theological debate and discussion affected the personal perspectives of Christian Anglo-Saxons, including where possible those who could not read. In all of these, it is clear that theology was not detached from society or from the experiences of lay people, but formed an essential constituent part.
Download Free Anglo-Saxon England: Volume 27 PDF by Malcolm Godden Full Book and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 1999-03-04 with total page 670 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The discovery in Sonderhausen of a fragmentary psalter glossed in Latin and Old English allows fresh inferences to be drawn regarding the study of the psalter in Anglo-Saxon England, and of the transmission of the corpus of vernacular psalter glosses. A detailed textual and palaeographical study of the Wearmouth-Jarrow bibles leads to the exciting possibility that the hand of Bede can be identified, annotating the text of the Bible which he no doubt played an instrumental role in establishing. Two Latin texts from the circle of Archbishop Wulfstan are published here in full, whilst disciplined philological and historical analysis helps to clarify a puzzling reference in 'thelbert's law-code to the early medieval practice of providing food render for the king. Finally, the volume contains two pioneering essays in the histoire des mentalités. The usual comprehensive bibliography of the previous year's publications in all branches of Anglo-Saxon studies rounds off the book.