England, Ireland, and the Insular World: Textual and Material Connections in the Early Middle Ages

England, Ireland, and the Insular World: Textual and Material Connections in the Early Middle Ages

Edited by Mary Clayton, Alice Jorgensen and Juliet Mullins

6" x 9"

  • Hardcover
  • 9780866985642
  • Published: December 2017

$70.00

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ISAS Dublin 2013. England, Ireland and the Insular World: Textual and Material Connections in the Early Middle Ages is a collection of twelve essays related to the theme of the 2013 conference of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists, ‘Insular Cultures’. Contributors cover a broad range of topics, from early medieval agriculture in Ireland and England, to sculpture, manuscript illumination and script, homilies, hagiography, aristocratic gift-giving, relics, calendars, Beowulf, and Anglo-Saxon perceptions of the Celtic peoples, considering connections, parallels and differences between Anglo-Saxon England and its insular neighbors. The volume will be of interest to all those working on Early Medieval history, literature, archaeology, liturgy, art, and manuscripts.