Byrhtferth's Northumbrian Chronicle: v. 2 The Early Chronicles of England - An Edition and Translation of the Old English and Latin Annals

Byrhtferth's Northumbrian Chronicle: v. 2 The Early Chronicles of England - An Edition and Translation of the Old English and Latin Annals

By: Byrhtferth (author)Hardback

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Description

This is the second volume in a collection in which the pre-conquest chronicles of England will be presented in a comparative format. Edited texts of the chronicles, and modern English translations, are placed on facing pages. Opposite them appear the translations, with explanatory comments as footnotes. Each volume will conclude with a full bibliography, followed by detailed indexes of personal and place names.

About Author

Cyril Hart is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (FRHistS) and the editor of several previous texts in medieval history, including Learning and Culture in Late Anglo-Saxon England and the Influence of Ramsey Abbey on the Major English Monastic Schools (3 volumes) and The Thorney Annals 963-1412 A.D., An Edition and Translation.

Contents

Part I - Genesis and Attribution; 1. Anglo-Normal Writing at Durham; 2. The Northumbrian Chronicle - a Work within a Work; 3. The Style of the Northumbrian Chronicle; 4. The Content of the Northumbrian Chronicle; 5. Patronage and Purpose; 6. Texts - The Historia Regum and the Historia Post Bedam; Sources and their Management; 7. The Kentish Royal Legend; 8. The Northumbrian Kings; 9. Works Attributed to Bede; 10. The Northumbrian Annals; 11. Excerpts from a Life of Alfred the Great; Part II - Edition and Translation; Section I The Kentish Royal Legend; Section II The Northumbrian Kings; Section III Works Attributed to Bede; Item 1 The Historia Abbatum; Item 2 The Poem on Times and Seasons; Item 3 The Verses De Dei Iudii; Item 4 Excerpts from the Historia Ecclesiastica; Section IV The Northumbrian Annals 732 - 802; Section V The Alfredian Annals 849 - 887.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773457515
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 396
  • ID: 9780773457515
  • ISBN10: 0773457518

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