The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Anglo-Saxon England

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Wiley, Oct 2, 2013 - History - 608 pages
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Widely acknowledged as the essential reference work for thisperiod, this volume brings together more than 700 articles writtenby 150 top scholars that cover the people, places, activities, andcreations of the Anglo-Saxons. 

  • The only reference work to cover the history, archaeology,arts, architecture, literatures, and languages of England from theRoman withdrawal to the Norman Conquest (c.450 – 1066AD)
  • Includes over 700 alphabetical entries written by 150 topscholars covering the people, places, activities, and creations ofthe Anglo-Saxons
  • Updated and expanded with 40 brand-new entries and a newappendix detailing "English Archbishops and Bishops,c.450-1066"
  • Accompanied by maps, line drawings, photos, a table of "EnglishRulers, c.450-1066," and a headword index to facilitatesearching
  • An essential reference tool, both for specialists in the field,and for students looking for a thorough grounding in key topics ofthe period

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About the author (2013)

Michael Lapidge is Emeritus Elrington and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at the University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge.

John Blair is Professor of Medieval History and Archaeology at the University of Oxford, and Fellow of The Queen's College, Oxford.

Simon Keynes is Elrington and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at the University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.

Donald Scragg is Emeritus Professor of Anglo-Saxon Studies at the University of Manchester.

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