The Anglo-Saxon sagas

an examination of their value as aids to history; a sequel to the "History of the conquest of Britain by the Saxons."
  • 178 Pages
  • 1.33 MB
  • English
J.R. Smith , London
English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- History and criticism, Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 178 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16792421M

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to the end of Anglo-Saxon England with the Norman Conquest in and include stories about the most popular Anglo-Saxon heroes and events, such as Hengest, King Alfred, the Battle of Maldon and the Battle of Hastings/5(2). This is a graphic novel containing five short stories set in the early medieval period, each of which involves to some extent the Anglo-Saxons (and Jutes)that catchall term referring to the numerous Germanic tribes and peoples that originated from the Northern European continent.

I judged this book by its cover/5. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. The Anglo-Saxon sagas, an examination of their value as aids to history: a sequel to The history of the conquest of Britain by the Saxons by Haigh, Daniel Henry, Pages: The Anglo-Saxon sagas; an examination of their value as aids to history; a sequel to the "History of the conquest of Britain by the Saxons." by Haigh, Daniel Henry, Pages:   The Anglo-Saxon sagas; an examination of their value as aids to history; a sequel to the "History of the conquest of Britain by the Saxons." by Haigh, Daniel Henry, Pages: This book consists of several Anglo-Saxon texts, some excerpted, some in their entirety, of various types.

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It has, various forms of poetry, heroic, elegiac, epic, religious, it has historical texts, educational texts, legal texts, medical texts, all sorts of things/5(19). The history of the fifth century, although it presents us with an unbroken chain of events, is necessarily imperfect with regard to the gradual establishment of the Saxon king- doms, because its notices of the Saxons are most entirely 2 THE ANGLO-SAXON SAGAS.

confined to those who came into conflict with the Britons. Northlanders: Book One: The Anglo-Saxon Saga Kindle & comiXology by Brian Wood (Author)/5(28).

Daniel Henry Haigh (7 August -- 10 May ) was a noted Victorian scholar of Anglo-Saxon history and literature, as well as a runologist and gh Haigh did not have any formal academic training, he dedicated himself to the study of Anglo-Saxon history and literature, and wrote two influential works on Anglo-Saxon history, The Anglo-Saxon Sagas.

Anglo-Saxon Sagas and Songs: This is an important book because the ordinary person does not know very much about the Anglo-Saxons.

I would have rated it higher if the first few chapters had been about the Anglo-Saxons. That would have put the rest of the book in context and would have made their roots clear in a brief but easily understood manner/5(6).

The Anglo-Saxon Sagas | This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Anglo-Saxon Songs and Sagas.

This is a cool read of interpretive Anglo-Saxon works. The time frame of the stories is CE to CE, from the first wave of migration to Britain to the Norman Conquest.

The stories and poems are closely and sometimes loosely based on previous sagas, chronicles, and historical data. Overview. The first of three volumes chronicling the entire NORTHLANDERS saga.

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It is a probing study of the way in which Christianity was fashioned in England, giving full weight to the variety of wealth of the traditions that contributed to early Anglo-Saxon by:   This book contains everything from information on the gods and goddesses, explaining concepts such as wyrd, the thews of Anglo-Saxon paganism, holy days and simple and effective rituals and lots more.

Everything a beginner would need to begin practicing.4/4(21). Among the various details contained in the saga, there is an account of the origin of an English colony in the Black Sea founded by one "Siward earl of Gloucester" (Sigurðr jarl af Glocestr), a refugee of the Norman Conquest of England.

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In the course of the three narratives, the interludes in the Anglo-Saxon court have very little effect on the overarching narrative. Northlanders Book 1: The Anglo-Saxon Saga Paperback – June 28 by Brian Wood (Author) out of 5 stars 29 ratings.

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