The scholars whose work is gathered here represent, together with Martin Carver's concluding chapter summarising the results of the latest excavations, the current state of. .The State of Pictland in the Age of Sutton Hoo. 217. Frankish Hegemony in England.
The scholars whose work is gathered here represent, together with Martin Carver's concluding chapter summarising the results of the latest excavations, the current state of knowledge about this extraordinary site; that it still has secrets to reveal is shown by the last-minute discovery of a striking burial of a young noble with his horse and grave goods.
The book's subtitle is & Seventh Century in North-Western Europe', so it is important for prospective purchasers to.Carver brings up the rear with his postscript, an interim report on Sutton Hoo itself. Contributors to this volume come from a wide variety of disciplines
The book's subtitle is & Seventh Century in North-Western Europe', so it is important for prospective purchasers to be aware that this physically- and subject-heavy volume is not & concerned with Sutton Hoo: it's scope is much wider and deeper. In the preface Carver writes how, "It is the very darkness of the Dark Ages which draws public and academic alike. Contributors to this volume come from a wide variety of disciplines. Although most of them are archaeologists, we also have historians and philologists amongst the team. Beowulf's ghost seems to haunt many of the contributions.
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The book is a must for any fan of Sutton Hoo, as well as anyone interested in this crucial period of history, when the continent of Europe was recreating and redefining itself. Feb 22, 2008 Dee rated it it was amazing. Shelves: logy, history.
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The Age of Sutton Hoo: The Seventh Century in North-Western Europe . The book results from the most recent of a series of Sutton Hoo seminars, on the formation of early kingdoms. Drawing on 28 original essays, A Companion to the Early Middle Ages takes an inclusive approach to the history of Britain and Ireland from . 00 to . 100 to overcome artificial distinctions of modern national boundaries.