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Anglo-Saxon chronicle.

Anglo-Saxon chronicle.

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Published by Eyre and Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- 449-1066 -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. xxv-xxix

    StatementA revised translation edited by Dorothy Whitelock, with David C. Douglas and Susie I. Tucker. Introduction by Dorothy Whitelock
    ContributionsWhitelock, Dorothy, ed
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 240 p.
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14803114M

      The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a collection of annals in Old English chronicling the history of the Anglo-Saxons. The original manuscript of the Chronicle was created late in the 9th century, probably in Wessex, during the reign of Alfred the Great (r. ).Brand: HTMPublishing. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles: The Courage of Kings, the Goodness of Saints and the Romance of English History Savage, Anne Published by St. Martin's Press.

    The so-called Anglo-Saxon chronicle is not one continuous work, but is made up of annals written in the monasteries of Winchester, Canterbury, Peterborough, Abingdon and Worcester. In this volume the records are collated in such a way that there is no unnecessary repetition of material, and the arrangement of the texts follows the editions of J. Earle () and C. Plummer (), by. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is one of the few literary sources we have for England during the time period following the Roman presence and preceding the Norman invasion. Written by different monastic houses, the various versions of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle offer us .

    The Saxon Stories (also known as Saxon Tales/Saxon Chronicles in the US and The Warrior Chronicles and most recently as The Last Kingdom series) is a historical novel series written by Bernard Cornwell about the history of Anglo-Saxon England in the ninth and tenth centuries. The protagonist of the series is Uhtred of Bebbanburg, born to a Saxon lord in Northumbria, but captured and adopted by Author: Bernard Cornwell.   “Anglo-Saxon Silver Strap End from the 9th century” by an unknown artist. Wikimedia Commons. Introduction. by Caleb Dues. Historical Context. The Anglo Saxon Chronicle, is, essentially, an early medieval-era timeline describing the transfer of power, land and money between nobles over the course of a thousand full Chronicle begin around the birth of Christ, but the excerpts below Author: Allegra Villarreal.


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These manuscripts collectively are known as the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. The Chronicle is not unbiased: there are occasions when comparison with other medieval sources makes it clear that the scribes who wrote it omitted events or told one-sided versions of stories; there are also places where the different versions contradict each other/5(65).

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles are the first continuous national history of any western people in their own language. Compiled over several centuries, they trace the migration of Saxon war-lords to Roman Britain, their gradual development of a settled society and conversion to Christianity, the onslaught of the Vikings and then the Norman Conquest/5(37).

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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Online Medieval and Classical Library Release #17 Originally compiled on the orders of King Alfred the Great, approximately A.D.

and subsequently maintained and added to by generations of anonymous scribes until the middle of the 12th Century. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Everyman Press edition, London, "Originally compiled on the orders of King Alfred the Great." Translation by Rev. James Ingram (London, ) with additional readings from the translation of Dr.

Giles (London, ) portrait of King Alfred at University College, Oxford () Credits i lorfkern. The Saxon Chronicles (or Saxon Stories) is a series of historical fiction novels by British author Bernard Cornwell. The series is set around 9th century during the Danish invasion of Britain.

The main character Uhtred Ragnarson was captured by the Danes shortly after birth. Saxon Chronicles Books In Order Publication Order of Saxon Chronicles Books. The Last Kingdom () Hardcover Paperback Kindle: The Pale Horseman () Cornwell’s most recent series spotlights on the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of, Wessex, England during the 9th-century reign of Alfred the Great, his stern opposition to the Danes and his.

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Multiple copies were made and sent to monasteries in England where they were then independently updated, amended and copied, at times resulting in considerable variation in content.

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a collection of annals in Old English chronicling the history of the Anglo-Saxons. The original manuscript of the Chronicle was created late in the 9th century, probably in Wessex, during the reign of Alfred the Great (r.

Multiple copies were made of that one original and then distributed to monasteries across England, where they were independently updated. From the Roman occupation to the coronation of Henry II, a thousand years of English history are recorded in the Anglo-Saxon chronicles.

Translated into modern prose by Anne Savage, and accompanied by informative commentary, the voices of old speak from the pages of this accessible book, providing an insight into life as it really was in England during this ly/5. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, one of the most important documents that has come down to us from the middle ages.

It was originally compiled on the orders of King Alfred the Great in approximately A.D. and subsequently maintained and added to by generations of anonymous scribes until the middle of the 12th Century.

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James Ingram (London, ), with additional readings from the translation of Dr. J.A. Giles (London, )/5(6).61, free ebooks. No cover available. Bibliographic Record. Giles, J. A. (John Allen), Ingram, J.

(James), The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. DA.The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. Originally compiled on the orders of King Alfred the Great, approximately A.D.and subsequently maintained and added to by generations of anonymous scribes until the middle of the 12th Century.

The original language is Anglo-Saxon (Old English), but later entries are essentially Middle English in tone.