Anglo-Saxon England is the only publication which consistently embraces all the main aspects of study of Anglo-Saxon history and culture - linguistic, literary, textual, palaeographic, religious, intellectual, historical, archaeological and artistic - and which promotes the more unusual interests - in music or medicine or education, for example. Articles in volume 36 include: The tabernacula of Gregory the Great and the conversion of Anglo-Saxon England by Flora Spiegel; The career of Aldhelm by Michael Lapidge; The name 'Merovingian' and the dating of Beowulf by Walter Goffart; An abbot, an archbishop and the Viking raids of 1006-7 and 1009-12 by Simon Keynes; and Demonstrative behaviour and political communication in later Anglo-Saxon England by Julia Barrow.
List of illustrations; 1. The tabernacula of Gregory the Great and the conversion of Anglo-Saxon England Flora Spiegel; 2. The career of Aldhelm Michael Lapidge; 3. Aldhelm's rejection of the muses and the mechanics of poetic inspiration in early Anglo-Saxon England Emily Thornbury; 4. The name 'Merovingian' and the dating of Beowulf Walter Goffart; 5. Poisoned places: the Avernian tradition in Old English poetry Daniel Anlezark; 6. Demonstrative behaviour and political communication in later Anglo-Saxon England Julia Barrow; 7. An abbot, an archbishop and the Viking raids of 1006-7 and 1009-12 Simon Keynes; 8. Evidence of recluses in eleventh-century England Tom Licence.
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