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|Material Type:||Conference publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Peter J Heather; Center for interdisciplinary research on social stress (Saint-Marin).
|ISBN:||0851157629 9780851157627 1843830337 9781843830337|
|Notes:||Publication des textes présentés à la 4ème "Conference on studies in historical archaeoethnology", organisée par le "Center for interdisciplinary research on social stress" tenue San Marino, du 5 au 9 septembre 1996.|
|Description:||1 vol. (563 p.) : cartes, ill., couv. ill. en coul. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Linguistic evidence for the early migrations of the Goths, Dennis H. Green; the creation of the Visigoths, Peter Heather; settlement of the Visigoths in the 5th century, Ana Jimenez Garnica; kinship and marriage among the Visigoths, Giorgio Ausenda; social relations in the Visigoth kingdom from the 5th to the 7th century - the example of Merida, Ian N. Wood; jural relations as an indicator of syncretism - from the law of inheritance to the "Dum Inlicita" of Chindaswinth, Isabel Velazquez; as coins go home - towns, merchants, bishops and kings in Visigothic Hispania, Felix Retamero; Visigoth political institutions, Pablo C. Diaz; adding insult to injury - Julian of Toledo and his "Historia Wambae", Mayke de Jong; symbolic life and signs of identity in Visigothic times, Gisela Ripoll; cult and religion among the Tervingi and the Visigoths and their conversion to Christianity, Andreas Schwarcz; current issues and future directions in the study of Visigoths, Giorgio Ausenda and Pablo C. Diaz.|
|Series Title:||Studies in historical archaeoethnology, 4.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Peter Heath.|
The work of top scholars in Visigothic studies... Using all evidence available, the volume addresses the evolution of the Visigoths in early medieval history. CHOICE Indispensable for all scholars