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Fragmented France: Two Centuries of Disputed Identity

Jack Hayward

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199216314
eISBN:
9780191712265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216314.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

For centuries, France has struggled to impose unity upon its diverse components. Its leaders have defined its identity by opposition to the ‘Anglo-Saxons’: first England, then Britain and the USA. ... More


Rural Settlements and Society in Anglo-Saxon England

Helena Hamerow

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199203253
eISBN:
9780191741760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203253.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In the course of the fifth century, the Roman farms and villas of lowland Britain were replaced by the new, distinctive settlements of Anglo-Saxon communities. This volume presents a major synthesis ... More


Domesday Book Re‐Examined

John McDonald and G. D. Snooks

in Domesday Economy: A New Approach to Anglo-Norman History

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285243
eISBN:
9780191596636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285248.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

‘Domesday Book re‐examined’ introduces the reader to the nature of Domesday Book (DB), the traditional interpretation of DB, and the historical background to the Conqueror's great survey of 1086, ... More


Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

James Graham-Campbell and Michael Ryan (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Although there has been much recent interest in the interaction of England and Ireland in the Viking Age, the links between the Anglo-Saxons and the Irish in the period before 800 have been much less ... More


Gods, Heroes, & Kings: The Battle for Mythic Britain

Christopher R. Fee

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174038
eISBN:
9780199849864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174038.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The islands of Britain have been a crossroads of gods, heroes, and kings—those of flesh as well as those of myth—for thousands of years. Successive waves of invasion brought distinctive legends, ... More


Introduction

Christopher R. Fee and David A. Leeming

in Gods, Heroes, & Kings: The Battle for Mythic Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174038
eISBN:
9780199849864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174038.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Each of the groups who came to Britain, from the ancient Celts, Romans, to Germanic invaders such as Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, and Normans, brought legends of heroes, myths of gods, rites of sacrifices, ... More


Britain, 350–550

T. M. Charles-Edwards

in Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

A narrative is provided stretching from the period immediately before the great attacks on Britain in the 360s up to the great Justinianic plague of the 540s. This is the period which saw the end of ... More


Oviedo to León

Peter Linehan

in History and the Historians of Medieval Spain

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219453
eISBN:
9780191678349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219453.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Fernando I (1037–65) had begun his reign by having himself anointed at Leon cathedral, the Historia reports. There are two remarks to be made about this. One is that whereas imperial and royal ... More


Byzantium, the Balkans, and the West: The Late Sixth Century

Peter Sarris

in Empires of Faith: The Fall of Rome to the Rise of Islam, 500-700

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199261260
eISBN:
9780191730962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261260.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the East Roman position in the Balkans in the sixth century and the imperial response to mounting pressure caused by Slavonic raiders and settlers. The migration to the north of ... More


English: The early period

D. Gary Miller

in External Influences on English: From its Beginnings to the Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654260
eISBN:
9780191742064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654260.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter is about the early years of English and influences on British soil. The dominant force was Christianity and the loanwords that accompanied it. There was also considerable Latin influence ... More


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