This attractive volume is a welcome addition to Scandinavian studies, going beyond the usual confines of the Viking Age, and examining the two-way interaction between Scandinavia and Europe. Landscape Archaeology of Anglo-Saxon England, ed. He hopes this volume will. Under contract, Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Normandy is also the focus of Elisabeth Ridel's examination of the Norse words used there from the eleventh century; unsurprisingly, she discovers that most of them are nautical. Olwyn Owen opens proceedings with an examination of the Scar boat burial in Orkney, and goes on to suggest earlier contact between the Norse and the Northern Isles, and that Norse power in the area was extended more peacefully than is usually thought.
Higham is Professor of Early Medieval and Landscape History at the University of Manchester; Martin Ryan lectures in Medieval History at the University of Manchester. He also finds little evidence for tenth-century paganism, and that there may have been Norse chapels there before 1000. References to the following works by Hume and Nietzsche are given parenthetically in the text. The Anglo-Saxon period was crucial to the development of the English landscape, but is rarely studied. Higham is Professor of Early Medieval and Landscape History at the University of Manchester; Martin Ryan lectures in Medieval History at the University of Manchester. Most extant pictorial histories were, in fact, produced during the colonial period; they were rendered largely in traditional graphic style but incorporated European elements and postconquest people and events.
Craig Beam is at the Department of Philosophy, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1, Canada. Pascual, and Tom Shippey Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer , pp. . Annette Baier, A Progress of Sentiments: Reflections on Hume's Treatise Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1991 , especially chap. Section two begins with an interesting article by Peder Gammeltoft, suggesting that the place-name evidence of Orkney and Shetland indicates that priests may have continued to live alongside the Norse settlers. There were some settlements, for example, that were named in honour of gods. An overview is also provided by Gillian Fellows-Jensen, using place-name evidence to discuss Scandinavian settlement in the British Isles and Normandy.
Whilst recent scholarship has proved this simplistic picture wanting, it has also raised many questions about the nature of landscape development at the time, the changing nature of systems of land management, and strategies for settlement. Contributors: Ann Cole, Linda M. Citations of Hume are by page number; citations of Nietzsche are by aphorism or section number. Taking a variety of different approaches, and with topics ranging from the impact of coppicing to medieval field systems, from the representation of the landscape in manuscripts to cereal production and the type of bread the population preferred, they offer striking new approaches to the central issues of landscape change across the seven centuries of Anglo-Saxon England, a period surely foundational to the rural landscape of today. That 'Dreary Old Question': The Hide in Early Anglo-Saxon England p. She argues that the stories as told structured their form.
Niles, Old English Heroic Poems and the Social Life of Texts Turnhout: Brepols, 2007. He finds that Romanesque art fitted into contemporary aristocratic ideals, and therefore appealed as much to the elite in Denmark as in the rest of Europe. An e-book version of this title is available 9781846158780 , to libraries through a number of trusted suppliers. Villages and towns, fields, woods and forests, parishes and shires, all shed light on the enduring impact of the Anglo-Saxons. However, some members of both groups will experience a little disappointment. The Old English Canons of Theodore. However, it is also used to highlight features, including Brockton and Brotton, which reference local brooks.
The essays in this volume explore the richness of the interactions between the Anglo-Saxons and their landscape: how they understood, described, and exploited the environments of which they were a part. Order in the Court: Medieval Procedural Treatises in Translation Leiden: Brill, 2016. Stefan Jurasinski, Lisi Oliver and Andrew Rabin Leiden: Brill, 2010 , pp. She makes her case, in part, through a broad comparative context that includes such other graphic systems of communication as mathematical, musical, and choreograph- ical notation. Villages and towns, fields, woods and forests, parishes and shires, all shed light on the enduring impact of the Anglo-Saxons.
Languages of the Law: Essays in Memory of Lisi Oliver. This led to the development of many Anglo-Saxon place names that followed a number of common naming traditions. Myth in Early Northwest Europe Turnhout: Brepols, 2007. You can change your cookie settings at any time. After the Spanish conquest, indigenous scribes continued to produce pictorial histories, valued by Spanish officials and native rulers alike. Ranging from the earliest settlement period through to the urban expansion of late Anglo-Saxon England, this book draws on evidence from place-names, written sources, and the landscape itself to provide fresh insights into the topic.
Mixtec screen-fold manuscripts, centered on genealogies and the legitimacy of ruling families, were organized around such events as dynastic marriages and succession, whereas Aztec codices, concerned with the history of provincial kingdoms, came in the form of annals. Journal of Interdisciplinary History 33. Bruce O'Brien and Barbara Bombi Turnhout: Brepols, 2015 , pp. On the largely neglected subject of Hume's. The detailed chapter bibliographies are a valuable but not entirely satisfactory substitute.