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Writing and texts in Anglo-Saxon England

Author: Alexander R Rumble
Publisher: Cambridge ; Rochester, N.Y. : D.S. Brewer, 2006.
Series: Publications of the Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies, v. 5.
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"Palaeography is crucial for an understanding of Anglo-Saxon history, literature, and archaeology, while the development of Anglo-Saxon literacy has much significance as a cultural indicator. The papers in this book offer an original and multidisciplinary approach to the study of the introduction and use of writing in the Latin alphabet in Anglo-Saxon England. They consider the variety of contexts in which
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Writing and texts in Anglo-Saxon England.
Cambridge ; Rochester, N.Y. : D.S. Brewer, 2006
(OCoLC)607833713
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander R Rumble
ISBN: 1843840901 9781843840909
OCLC Number: 70765646
Description: viii, 160 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The study of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts, collections and scribes: in the footsteps of Wanley and Ker / Alexander R. Rumble --
Books and writing in seventh-century Kent / Richard Emms --
Aldred signs off from glossing the Lindisfarne Gospels / Jane Roberts --
Writing and having written: word and image in the Eadwig Gospels / Catherine E. Karkov --
Script-mixing in Anglo-Saxon inscriptions / Elisabeth Okasha --
Inscriptions on textiles associated with Anglo-Saxon England / Elizabeth Coatsworth --
The manuscript texts of Against a dwarf / Philip A. Shaw --
Numbers in manuscripts of Anglo-Saxon law / Carole Hough --
The writing of annals in eleventh-century England: paleography and textual history / Timofey V. Guimon.
Series Title: Publications of the Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies, v. 5.
Responsibility: edited by Alexander R. Rumble.
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Presents the approaches to the use of writing in Anglo-Saxon England, as depicted in manuscripts, textiles, stones and metalwork.  Read more...

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