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The English conquest : Gildas and Britain in the fifth century

Author: N J Higham
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester Univ. 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
Named Person: Gildas; Gildas.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N J Higham
ISBN: 0719040795 9780719040795 0719040809 9780719040801
OCLC Number: 185769013
Description: viii, 220 s. : kartor
Contents: The rationale of Gildas' "De Excidio Britanniae"; Gildas and the Saxons; Gildas and Jeremiah; the locality of the "De Excidio Britanniae"; the chronology of the "De Excidio Britanniae"; Gildas and his contemporaries; postscript - Gildas and the "age of Arthur".
Responsibility: N.J. Higham.

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