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by M. O. H. Carver

eBook The Age of Sutton Hoo: The Seventh Century in North-Western Europe ePub
Author: M. O. H. Carver
Language: English
ISBN: 0851153305
ISBN13: 978-0851153308
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Inc (November 1, 1992)
Pages: 416
Category: Europe
Subcategory: History
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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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Section: Sutton Hoo, the Staffordshire Hoard and the discovery of Anglo-Saxon England. Previous: Sutton Hoo: burial ground of kings?

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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.

The Age of Sutton Hoo runs from the fifth to the eighth century AD - the age which separates the fall of the Roman Empire from the emergence of the nation-states that have endured down to the present day. This is a dark and difficult age, where hard evidence is rare, but glittering and richly varied: 'myths, king-lists, placenames, sagas, settlements, runic inscriptions, palaces, belt-buckles, post-holes, middens and graves,' says the editor, 'are all grist to our mill.'This volume celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the discovery of that most famous burial of the early middle ages: the great treasure now in the British Museum, unearthed from the centre of a ninety-foot-long ship buried in the sand beneath a mound on remote Suffolk heathland at Sutton Hoo. It also marks the end of the major campaign of excavations carried out there over the past decade, which involved the widest possible range of disciplines. 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.
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