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Edited by Bintley, Michael D. j.; Symons, Victoria; Locker, Martin; Wellesley, Mary
This volume questions the extent to which Medieval studies has emphasized the period as one of change and development through reexamining aspects of the medieval world that remained static.
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Edited by Bintley, Michael D. j.; Locker, Martin; Symons, Victoria; Wellesley, Mary
By Symons, Victoria
Within the corpus of surviving Old English literature is a selection of texts that combine runic and Roman script. These works range from some of the most celebrated of Old English poetry, including the riddles and elegies, to lesser studied charms and alphabet poems. This book p...resents the first comprehensive study of such texts, placing them in the context of developments in Anglo-Saxon literacy, writing practices, and material culture.Read more
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