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The Anglo-Saxon world : an anthology

Author: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1984.
Series: World's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Crossley-Holland--the widely acclaimed translator of Old English texts--introduces the Anglo-Saxons through their chronicles, laws, letters, charters, and poetry, with many of the greatest surviving poems printed in their entirety.
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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Anglo-Saxon world.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1984
(OCoLC)647652888
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Crossley-Holland
ISBN: 0192816322 9780192816320
OCLC Number: 9853831
Language Note: Translations from the Anglo-Saxon.
Description: xii, 308 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Deor --
The Finnesburh fragment --
Waldere --
The Battle of Maldon --
The Battle of Brunanburh --
The Laws of Wihtred --
Trial by Ordeal --
Canute's Letter to the People of England --
Vortigern's Invitation ; Cynewulf and Cyneheard ; Fiery Dragons in Northumbria ; Ashdown and other Engagements ; King Alfred and Guthrum ; Stamford Bridge and Hastings --
The wanderer --
The Seafarer --
The Wife's Lament --
The Husband's Message --
Wulf --
The Ruin --
Ohthere's voyage to the White Sea --
Wulfstan's visit to Estonia --
Beowulf --
King Edwins' council --
Caedmon's vision --
Cuthbert's death and disinterment --
Bede on Himself --
from Pope Gregory I to Candidus --
from Boniface to Fulrad, Abbot of St Denis --
from Cuthbert, Abbot of Wearmouth, to Lul --
from Alcuin to Ethelred, King of Northumbria --
from Charlemagne to Offa, King of Mercia --
from Radbrod, Prior of St Samson's at Dol, to King Aethelstan --
Caedmon's hymn --
Advent lyrics I, II and VII --
The Dream of the Rood --
Durham --
Bede's Death Song --
Life of King Alfred (extract) --
Preface to St Gregfory's Pastoral Care --
A Colloquy --
The Passion of St Edmund --
Thirty-one Riddles --
A grant of land at Crediton --
An Estate memorandum: Duties and perquisites --
A Marraige agreement --
A Manumission --
The Will of King Alfred --
Three charms --
Bald's leechbook (extract) --
from The Phoenix --
The Panther --
The Whale --
The sermon of the wolf on the the English --
The Fortunes of men.
Series Title: World's classics.
Responsibility: edited and translated by Kevin Crossley-Holland.
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Crossley-Holland--the widely acclaimed translator of Old English texts--introduces the Anglo-Saxons through their chronicles, laws, letters, charters, and poetry, with many of the greatest surviving poems printed in their entirety.

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