Chronicles of the Reign of Ethelred the Unready: v. 1 - An Edition and Translation of the Old English and Latin Annals: The Early Chronicles of Englan

Chronicles of the Reign of Ethelred the Unready: v. 1 - An Edition and Translation of the Old English and Latin Annals: The Early Chronicles of Englan

By: Cyril Hart (author)Hardback

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This is the first 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

Preface to the Series; Preface to Volume I; Introduction; Acknowledgements; List of Facsimiles; List of Maps; List of Appendices; List of Abbreviations; Part I - Sources and Compilation of the AEthelredian Chronicles; 1. Texts of the AEthelredian Chronicles; 2. Style, Content and Authorship; 3. Historical Value; Part II - A Comparative Edition and Translation of the AEthelredian Chronicles; Abbreviations of Chronicle Texts; The English Chronicles 978-1017; Biographical Notes; Bibliography; Index of Persons; Index of Places.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773457508
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 380
  • ID: 9780773457508
  • ISBN10: 077345750X

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