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Concerned with the basic materials of documents, literature, art, place names, inscriptions, coins, buildings and archaeological finds, the 22 original studies that make up this 1971 text brought fresh understanding to various important topics in Anglo-Saxon scholarship. Table of Contents:1. The writings of Dorothy Whitelock2. The letters of Pope Boniface V and the missionConcerned with the basic materials of documents, literature, art, place names, inscriptions, coins, buildings and archaeological finds, the 22 original studies that make up this 1971 text brought fresh understanding to various important topics in Anglo-Saxon scholarship. Table of Contents:1. The writings of Dorothy Whitelock2. The letters of Pope Boniface V and the mission of Paulinus to Northumbria, Peter Hunter Blair3. Bede's text of Libellus Responsionum of Gregory the Great to Augustine of Canterbury, Paul Meyvaert4. A background to St Boniface's mission, J. M. Wallace-Hadrill5. Evidence for contacts between the churches of the Irish and English from the Synod of Whitby to the Viking Age, Kathleen Hughes6. The development of military obligations in eighth- and ninth-century England, Nicholas Brooks7. Ælfric and the Old English version of the Ely privilege, John Pope8. Towns in late Anglo-Saxon England: the evidence and some possible lines of enquiry, Henry Loyn9. Regnum and sacerdotium in the early eleventh century, Dorothy Bethurum Loomis10. Scandinavian settlement in the territory of the Five Boroughs: the place-name evidence in part III, the Grimston-hybrids, Kenneth Cameron11. How long did the Scandinavian language survive in England, R. I. Page12. Personal names on the coinage of Edgar Olof von Feilitzen, Christopher Blunt13. The narrative mode of The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle before the Conquest, Cecily Clark14. The classic additions in the Old English Orosius, Janet Bately15. The orientation system in the Old English Orosius, René Derolez16. The ethic of war in old English, J. E. Cross17. The use in Beowulf of earlier heroic verse, Alistair Campbell18. Cynewulf's image of the Ascension, Peter Clemoes19. The 'Winchester School' before St Æthelwold, Francis Wormald20. The handwriting of Archbishop Wulfstan, Neil Ker21. The nummular brooch from Sulgrave, Michael Dolley22. Repton reconsidered: a study in structural criticism, H. M. Taylor23. Archaeology and the beginnings of English society, Martin Biddle...

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