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Power and Place in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

Jayne Carroll, Andrew Reynolds, and Barbara Yorke

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/9780197266588.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter provides an interdisciplinary, scene-setting review of the current state of knowledge in the field of early medieval social complexity and sets out an agenda for future work in this ... More


Power, Place and Territory in Early Medieval South-East Wales

Andy Seaman

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/9780197266588.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Wales provides a rare opportunity to explore the development of an early medieval socio-political landscape in a part of the Western Roman Empire that was not subject to Germanic incursion before the ... More


Mints, Moneyers and the Geography of Power in Early Medieval England and its Neighbours

Rory Naismith

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/9780197266588.003.0019
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Thanks to the inscriptions on early medieval coins, the locations where they were made—mints—are among the best-recorded selections of places in Europe. This chapter seeks to demonstrate that the ... 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


Power and Place in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

Jayne Carroll, Andrew Reynolds, and Barbara Yorke (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266588
eISBN:
9780191896040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266588.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This volume brings together a series of case studies of spatial configurations of power among the early medieval societies of Europe. The geographical range extends from Ireland to Kosovo and from ... More


Structures of Power: From Imperial Villa to Monastic Estate at Villamagna, Italy

Elizabeth Fentress and Caroline Goodson

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/9780197266588.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In early medieval Italy, some settlements were anchored on Roman sites which provided authority and legitimacy for their post-Roman inhabitants. This chapter examines the use and reuse of an ancient ... More


Living Near the Sea: The Organisation of Frisia in Early Medieval Times

Egge Knol

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/9780197266588.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Across the North Sea from England was a land that was known in the early Middle Ages, as part of it is today, as Frisia. This largely marshy land was a good place to live for those who managed to ... More


Making Provincial Kingship in Early Ireland: Cashel and the Creation of Munster

Patrick Gleeson

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/9780197266588.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explores the development of a kingdom of Munster through the lens of the evolution of the Rock of Cashel, Co. Tipperary. Traditionally regarded as the provincial capital of Munster from ... More


Nuns in the Large Women’s Monasteries

Christina Harrington

in Women in a Celtic Church: Ireland 450-1150

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208235
eISBN:
9780191716683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208235.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Monasteries in early medieval Ireland resembled nothing so much as slightly miniaturised villages. By the 7th century, there were many places resembling this general description, so successful had ... More


1. 1. Solomon's Temple, Augustus' Altar, and Edwin's Roads: Peace in the Political Imagination

Paul J. E. Kershaw

in Peaceful Kings: Peace, Power and the Early Medieval Political Imagination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198208709
eISBN:
9780191594731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208709.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

What did early medieval authors think about when they thought about peace? Early medieval political culture is impossible to understand without a full awareness of the foundations upon which it was ... More


The Early Middle Ages and the Christianization of Europe

John Marenbon

in Pagans and Philosophers: The Problem of Paganism from Augustine to Leibniz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142555
eISBN:
9781400866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142555.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter looks at the ease with which the ancient pagan culture was adopted and adapted to fit into a Christian world (without in many cases being actually Christianized) during the Early Middle ... More


Churches as Assembly Places in Early Medieval Italy

Alexandra Chavarría Arnau

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/9780197266588.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Since the end of the 19th century, Italian historiography concerning the beginnings of the ‘comune’ has identified the expression ante ecclesia in convento, from chapter 343 of the Lombard Edict of ... More


Introduction

Paul J. E. Kershaw

in Peaceful Kings: Peace, Power and the Early Medieval Political Imagination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198208709
eISBN:
9780191594731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208709.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The preface sets out the historical questions pursued through the rest of the book: what did it mean to talk about peace in the centuries following the end of the Roman Empire in the West? What role ... More


The Virgin Consort in Hagiography

Christina Harrington

in Women in a Celtic Church: Ireland 450-1150

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208235
eISBN:
9780191716683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208235.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

If the Irish attitudes were increasingly mixed on the subject of men and women sharing space in the religious life, this ambivalence is nowhere clearer than in one new and most extraordinary type of ... More


Authority and Intertextuality in the Works of Ælfric: Sir Israel Gollancz Memorial Lecture

Joyce Hill

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263518
eISBN:
9780191734021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263518.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses the intellectual and textual systems within which Ælfric and his Carolingian models were working. It focuses on Ælfric's cultural context, compositional process, and his ... More


After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Joe Cribb and Georgina Herrmann (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This is a study of the history, archaeology, and numismatics of Central Asia, an area of great significance for our understanding of the ancient and early medieval world. This vast, land-locked ... More


Anglo-Saxon Deviant Burial Customs

Andrew Reynolds

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199544554
eISBN:
9780191720390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544554.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book is the first to investigate how Anglo‐Saxon society dealt with social outcasts. The study begins in the period immediately following Roman rule and ends in the century following the Norman ... More


Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

T. M. Charles-Edwards

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This is a history of the Welsh in the centuries in which Wales acquired the shape it was to retain until the present day. In 350 what is now Wales was just one part of Roman Britain: contemporaries ... More


Introduction: The Lands of the Britons

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/9780198217312.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The chapter considers the different senses of ‘Britain’. ‘the Britons’, ‘the Welsh’, and ‘Cymry’ in the early medieval period. It also surveys the lands that remained British up to c. 600. These ... More


Practice

Wendy Davies

in Patterns of Power in Early Wales

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201533
eISBN:
9780191674921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201533.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter investigates the practice of power within early medieval Wales. It begins with an overview of the political history until the late eleventh century. It then considers the pre-ninth ... More


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