Alfred the Great: The King and His England (Phoenix Books New edition)

Alfred the Great: The King and His England (Phoenix Books New edition)

By: Eleanor Shipley Duckett (author)Paperback

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Filled with drama and action, here is the story of the ninth-century life and times of Alfred warrior, conqueror, lawmaker, scholar, and the only king whom England has ever called "The Great." Based on up-to-date information on ninth-century history, geography, philosophy, literature, and social life, it vividly presents exciting views of Alfred in every stage of his long career and leaves the reader with a sharply-etched picture of the world of the Middle Ages."

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About Author

Eleanor Shipley Duckett was for many years professor of classics at Smith College. Her many books include "The Gateway to the Middle Ages, Anglo-Saxon Saints and Scholars, Alcuin: Friend of Charlemagne," and "Saint Dunstan of Canterbury."

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/1958
  • ISBN13: 9780226167794
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780226167794
  • weight: 260
  • ISBN10: 0226167798
  • edition: New edition

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