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Giles, J. A. (John Allen) 1808-1884

Overview
Works: 706 works in 1,673 publications in 7 languages and 13,229 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history  Sources  Legends  Biography  Folklore  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Manuscripts 
Roles: Editor, Author, Translator, ed, Creator, Honoree, Adapter, edi
Classifications: BR746, 942.01
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Most widely held works about J. A Giles
 
Most widely held works by J. A Giles
William of Malmesbury's Chronicle of the kings of England : from the earliest period to the reign of King Stephen by William( Book )

40 editions published between 1847 and 2010 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Venerable Bede's Ecclesiastical history of England. Also the Anglo-Saxon chronicle by Bede( Book )

70 editions published between 1347 and 2009 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six old English chronicles by J. A Giles( Book )

50 editions published between 1848 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The whole works of Roger Ascham, now first collected and revised, with a life of the author by Roger Ascham( Book )

23 editions published between 1865 and 1970 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles of the Crusades : being contemporary narratives of the crusade of Richard Coeur de Lion by Richard( Book )

27 editions published between 1848 and 2010 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers a fascinating insight into the life of Richard the Lionheart, being a collection of writings by the King's contemporaries who documented Richard's activities during the Third Crusade and more
The illustrated chronicles of Matthew Paris : observations of thirteenth-century life by Matthew Paris( Book )

21 editions published between 1853 and 1968 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Church of England clergyman and fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, Henry Richards Luard (1825-91) edited a number of works in the Rolls Series, for which he was noted for the quality of his indexing and the depth of his commentary. This seven-volume work, first published between 1872 and 1883, has been hailed as one of the best editions in the series. It is a rich source for English history from the Creation to 1259, written by England's greatest medieval historian. Matthew Paris (c.1200-59) became a monk at St Albans in 1217 and had access to a wide variety of documents as an acquaintance of such men as Bishop Robert Grosseteste and King Henry III, whom he knew well. The Latin text of Volume 1, covering the Creation to 1066, derives mainly from the work of Paris's predecessor, Roger of Wendover
The Anglo-Saxon chronicle by J Ingram( Book )

10 editions published between 1912 and 2007 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an online version of the "Anglo-Saxon Chronicle," provided by Britannia.com, LLC. Explains that the "Anglo-Saxon Chronicle," a chronology of British history, was originally ordered to be compiled by Alfred the Great (849-899), the King of Wessex, in about 890 and that the document was maintained and added to until the middle of the 12th century
Roger of Wendover's Flowers of history, Comprising the history of England from the descent of the Saxons to A.D. 1235; formerly ascribed to Matthew Paris by Roger( Book )

23 editions published between 1849 and 2014 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geoffrey of Monmouth by Geoffrey( Book )

33 editions published between 1813 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1842 volume contains a history of Britain, in which Geoffrey of Monmouth theorizes on the origins of Stonehenge
The whole works of King Alfred the Great, with preliminary essays, illustrative of the history, arts, and manners, of the ninth century by Alfred( Book )

9 editions published between 1852 and 1969 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorials of King Alfred, being essays on the history and antiquities of England during the ninth century, the age of King Alfred, by various authors by J. A Giles( Book )

11 editions published between 1861 and 1969 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old English chronicles, including Ethelwerd's Chronicle Asser's life of Alfred. Geoffrey of Monmouth's British history. Gildas. Nennius. Together with the spurious chronicle of Richard of Chichester by J. A Giles( Book )

28 editions published between 1901 and 1912 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anecdota Bedae, Lanfranci, et aliorum. Inedited tracts, letters, poems, &c. of Venerable Bede, Lanfranc, Tatwin, and others by J. A Giles( Book )

23 editions published between 1851 and 1967 in 5 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scriptores rerum gestarum Willelmi Conquestoris by J. A Giles( Book )

17 editions published between 1845 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicon Angliae Petriburgense( Book )

18 editions published between 1845 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vita quorundum Anglo-Saxonum. Original lives of Anglo-Saxons and others who lived before the conquest by J. A Giles( Book )

14 editions published between 1854 and 1967 in Latin and English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La révolte du conte de Warwick contre le roi Edward IV. Revolt of the Earl of Warwick against King Edward IV by J. A Giles( Book )

14 editions published between 1849 and 1967 in 6 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the English Church and people by Bede( Book )

15 editions published between 1840 and 2007 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ecclesiastical History of the English People (731 AD) is Bede's most famous work. A scholarly monk working in the north-east of England, Bede wrote the five books of the History in Latin. Starting with the invasion of Julius Caesar in the fifth century, he recorded the history of the English up to his own day. In particular, he described their conversion and the complex ways in which Christianity was spread among them. As well as providing the authoritative Colgrave translation of the Ecclesiastical History, this edition includes a new translation of the Greater Chronicle, in which Bede exa
Mulierum latinarum by J. A Giles( Book )

5 editions published in 1840 in Latin and English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia Britonum : the history of the Britons by Nennius( Book )

6 editions published between 1841 and 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
G, J. A. 1808-1884

G., J. A. (John Allen Giles), 1808-1884

Giles, I.A. 1808-1884

Giles, J.A.

Giles, Joannes Allen 1808-1884

Giles, Johannes A. 1808-1884

Giles, John Allen

Giles, John Allen 1808-1884

Gilles, J. A.

Gilles, J. A. 1808-1884

J. A. G 1808-1884

J. A. G. (John Allen Giles), 1808-1884

John Allen Giles Historian

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Chronicles of the Crusades : being contemporary narratives of the crusade of Richard Coeur de LionThe illustrated chronicles of Matthew Paris : observations of thirteenth-century lifeThe Anglo-Saxon chronicleRoger of Wendover's Flowers of history, Comprising the history of England from the descent of the Saxons to A.D. 1235; formerly ascribed to Matthew ParisA history of the English Church and peopleHistoria Britonum : the history of the Britons