A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland c.500-1100
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 30, 2009 - History - 576 pages
Drawing on 28 original essays, A Companion to the Early Middle Ages takes an inclusive approach to the history of Britain and Ireland from c.500 to c.1100 to overcome artificial distinctions of modern national boundaries.
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