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Spatial Configurations of Power in Anglo-Saxon England: Sidelights on the Relationships between Boroughs, Royal Vills and Hundreds

Andrew Reynolds

in Power and Place in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266588
eISBN:
9780191896040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266588.003.0020
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The complex social and administrative fabric of Anglo-Saxon England existed largely without urban environments. Based upon patterns of naming, this chapter examines relationships between local ... More


Anglo-Saxon England

Loyn Henry

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines British research on the history of Anglo-Saxon England. There are about two hundred significant books and a thousand or so significant articles wholly or partly devoted to the ... More


Flanders

Veronica Ortenberg

in The English Church and the Continent in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries: Cultural, Spiritual, and Artistic Exchanges

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198201595
eISBN:
9780191674945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201595.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on Flanders, an area encompassing the largely Flemish-speaking dioceses in the area controlled partly by the counts of Flanders and, nominally if not always in reality, by the ... More


Locating Meaning in Later Anglo-Saxon England: Meeting-Places of the witan, 924–1016

Levi Roach

in Power and Place in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266588
eISBN:
9780191896040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266588.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the meeting-places of royal assemblies (‘the witan’) in later Anglo-Saxon England. By means of four case studies, it demonstrates that these sites were carefully chosen and ... More


Introduction

Veronica Ortenberg

in The English Church and the Continent in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries: Cultural, Spiritual, and Artistic Exchanges

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198201595
eISBN:
9780191674945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201595.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to provide a study of the exchanges between England and the Continent, and an analysis of parallels between those areas. The book ... More


Commemoration in Early Medieval England

Nigel Saul

in English Church Monuments in the Middle Ages: History and Representation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199215980
eISBN:
9780191710001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215980.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter argues that the origins of sepulchral commemoration in England are to be found in early Anglo-Saxon England, in particular in the highly literate communities of the Northumbrian ... More


The Princes of the Western Nations

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/9780199261260.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter charts the crystallization of a new social, political, and economic order in the West. In the emergent Langobard kingdom of Italy, a society dominated by a warrior aristocracy achieved a ... More


Women Latin Poets in Early Medieval Europe

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses the education and culture of noblewomen of the late Roman empire and successor states. It presents evidence for the literary culture of Radegund of Poitiers and later medieval ... More


Writing the Welsh Borderlands in Anglo-Saxon England

Lindy Brady

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994198
eISBN:
9781526128386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994198.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Writing the Welsh borderlands in Anglo-Saxon England is the first study of the Anglo-Welsh border region in the period before the Norman arrival in England, from the fifth to the twelfth centuries. ... More


The Anglo-Saxon Connection: Irish Metalwork, ad 400–800

Raghnall Ó Floinn

in Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter evaluates that evidence for the connection between Anglo-Saxon England and Ireland can be inferred from discovered Irish metalwork dated around 400 to 800 AD. It discusses the factors ... More


An Insular Tradition of Ecclesiastical Law: Fifth to Eighth Century

Roy Flechner

in Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the immediate background of the emergence of the highly influential insular canonical collections and investigates the way they relate to the earliest canonical texts compiled ... More


Behind Animals, Plants and Interlace: Salin’s Style II on Christian Objects

Egon Wamers

in Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines art-historical classification and style-dating and evaluates their applications in establishing the connections between Ireland and Anglo-Saxon England during the seventh ... More


Old English Literature: Critical Essays

R. M. Liuzza (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091397
eISBN:
9780300129113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091397.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

Recognizing the dramatic changes in Old English studies over the past generation, this anthology gathers twenty-one outstanding contemporary critical writings on the prose and poetry of Anglo-Saxon ... More


Conclusions: Conquest and Rulership

Emily A. Winkler

in Royal Responsibility in Anglo-Norman Historical Writing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198812388
eISBN:
9780191850257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812388.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

Chapter 9 argues that perceptions of kingship in English historical writing changed significantly within the first half of the twelfth century, in part due to the historians’ changing experience of ... More


The Ethnography of Reading

Jonathan Boyarin (ed.)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079557
eISBN:
9780520913431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079557.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Writing, the subject of much innovative scholarship in recent years, is only half of what we call literacy. The other half, reading, receives its due in these essays by a group of anthropologists and ... More


Conclusion

Helen Gittos

in Liturgy, Architecture, and Sacred Places in Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199270903
eISBN:
9780191804304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199270903.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on Anglo-Saxon sacred architecture. It discusses the conventional view of the organization of sacred space in medieval churches is ... More


Orality and the Developing Text of Caedmon's Hymn

Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe

in Old English Literature: Critical Essays

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091397
eISBN:
9780300129113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091397.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

This chapter examines the orality and development of the text of Caedmon's Hymn. It explores the literary and communicative practices of societies before the adoption of writing and identifies the ... More


Looking Forward, Looking Beyond

Lucy K. Pick

in Her Father's Daughter: Gender, Power, and Religion in the Early Spanish Kingdoms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714320
eISBN:
9781501714344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714320.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The conclusion asks whether anything, changed for royal daughters when one of them, Queen Urraca, became queen in her own right in 1109, and, to what extent did these women share features with ... More


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