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The English conquest : Gildas and Britain in the fifth century

Author: N J Higham
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A reinterpretation of events from 400-500 AD. The book shows how history can still contribute to our understanding of the "Dark Ages", and challenges interpretations being offered by many  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Higham, N.J.
English conquest.
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)624391716
Named Person: Gildas; Gildas, Sapiens; Gildas (der Weise).; Gildas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N J Higham
ISBN: 0719040795 9780719040795 0719040809 9780719040801
OCLC Number: 29520680
Description: viii, 220 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The rationale of Gildas's De Excidio Britanniae --
2. Gildas and the Saxons --
3. Gildas and Jeremiah --
4. The locality of the De Excidio Britanniae --
5. The chronology of the De Excidio Britanniae --
6. Gildas and his contemporaries --
7. Postscript: Gildas and the 'Age of Arthur'.
Responsibility: N.J. Higham.

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