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Title The Anglo-Saxons, synthesis and achievement / edited by J. Douglas Woods and David A.E. Pelteret.
Imprint Waterloo, Ont., Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©1985.
Atlantic Highlands, N.J. : Distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Humanities Press

Series CEL - Canadian Publishers Collection.
Subject Anglo-Saxons.
Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.
English philology -- Old English, ca. 450-1100.
Civilization, Anglo-Saxon.
Alt Name Woods, J. Douglas.
Pelteret, David Anthony Edgell, 1944-
Description 1 online resource (xi, 177 pages) : illustrations
Note Distributor statement from label mounted on title page.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-170) and index.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Contents Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 The Bayeux Tapestry: History or Propaganda?; 2 The Boundaries of Old English Literature; 3 Beowulf, Bede, and St. Oswine: The Hero's Pride in Old English Hagiography; 4 Domestic Peace and Public Order in Anglo-Saxon Law; 5 Two Early Anglo-Saxon Holy Men: Oswald and Cuthbert; 6 The Celtic Church in Anglo-Saxon Times; 7 Anglo-Saxon Use of the Apocryphal Gospel; 8 The Image of the Worm: Some Literary Implications of Serpentine Decoration; 9 Slavery in Anglo-Saxon England; 10 Germanic Warrior Terms in Old Saxon; Bibliographical Essay; Index
Summary The popular notion that sees the Anglo-Saxon era as "The Dark Ages" perhaps has tended to obscure for many people the creations and strengths of that time. This collection, in examining many aspects of pre-Norman Britain, helps to illuminate how Anglo-Saxon society contributed to the continuity of knowledge between the ancient world and the modern world. But as well, it posits a view of that society in its own distinctive terms to show how it developed as a synthesis of radically different cultures. The Bayeux Tapestry is examined for its underlying political motivations; the study of Old Engli
Note English.
ISBN 9780889205505 (electronic bk.)
0889205507 (electronic bk.)
Publisher # 402281 CaOOCEL
OCLC # 992805083
Additional Format Print version: Anglo-Saxons, synthesis and achievement. Waterloo, Ont., Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©1985 0889201668 (DLC) 86185700 (OCoLC)13956386

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