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Medieval World
Yr Hen Iaith Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9781891271106
Pub Date: 15 Sep 2003
Imprint: Celtic Studies Publications
Series: Centre for Hellenistic Studies Colloquia
Illustrations: maps
Description:
A collection of 10 essays on Early Welsh. Contents: The etymology of Welsh chwith and the semantics and morphology of PIE *k(w)sweibh- ( Peter Schrijver ); Rowynniauc , Rhufoniog : the orthography and phonology of /m/ in Early Welsh ( Paul Russell ); Old English literacy and the provenance of Welsh y ( Peter Kitson ); Two developments in medieval literary Welsh and their implications for dating texts ( Simon Rodway ); The structure and typology of prepositional relative clauses in Early Welsh ( Graham Isaac ); The dry point glosses in Oxoniensis Posterior ( Alexander Falileyev and Paul Russell ); The Old Welsh glosses on Weights and Measures ( Pierre-Yves Lambert ); Marwnad Cunedda a diwedd y Brydain Rufeinig ( John T Koch ); Are there elements of non-standard language in the work of the Gogynfeirdd? ( Peter Busse ); The Progressive in Ystorya Bown de Hamtwn ( Erich Poppe ).
The Celtic Heroic Age Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 488
ISBN: 9781891271090
Pub Date: 15 Aug 2003
Imprint: Celtic Studies Publications
Series: Celtic Studies Publications
Illustrations: 4 maps
Description:
A new fourth edition of an invaluable collection of literary sources, all in translation, for Celtic Europe and early Ireland and Wales. The selections are divided into three sections: the first is classical authors on the ancient celts - a huge selection including both the well known Herodotos, Plato, Aristotle, Livy, Diogenes Laertius, and Cicero - and the obscure-Pseudo-Scymnus, Lampridius, Vopsicus, Clement of Alexandria and Ptolemy I. The second is early Irish and Hiberno-Latin sources including early Irish dynastic poetry and numerous tales from the Ulster cycle and the third consists of Brittonic sources, mostly Welsh.
Through a Glass Brightly Cover Through a Glass Brightly Cover
Format: 
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781842170908
Pub Date: 15 Jul 2003
Imprint: Oxbow Books
Illustrations: b/w figs, 60 col phls
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781785702518
Pub Date: 31 Dec 2015
Imprint: Oxbow Books
Description:
The twenty-five papers in this volume cover diverse aspects of the material culture of the late Roman, Byzantine and Medieval periods, with particular emphasis on the metalwork and enamel of these times. Individual papers include major reinterpretations of objects in the British Museum's Byzantine collections as well as essays devoted to the Museum's recent acquisitions in this field. The volume celebrates the retirement of David Buckton, for over twenty years the curator of the British Museum's Early Christian and Byzantine collections and the National Icon Collection.
Boats of the Viking Ship Museum Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 80
ISBN: 9788785180636
Pub Date: 31 Dec 2002
EAA 102: Baconsthorpe Castle, Excavations and Finds, 1951-1972 Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 115
ISBN: 9780905594361
Pub Date: 31 Dec 2002
Series: East Anglian Archaeology Monograph
Illustrations: 28 b/w pls, 50 b/w figs, 6 tbs
Description:
The enigmatic remains of Baconsthorpe Castle in north-east Norfolk belie the story of a very grand fortified manor house. Owned by the Heydon family from the early 15th to the late 17th century, the house once comprised an inner moated enclosure, an outer court and gatehouse, a barn, mere and gardens and park. This report outlines the history of Baconsthorpe based on documentary and iconographic evidence, and archaeological investigations of the 1950s and, especially, the excavations of 1972.
The Skuldelev Ships I Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 360
ISBN: 9788785180469
Pub Date: 01 Dec 2002
Series: Ships & Boats of the North

In Harvey's House and in God's House

Format: Paperback
Pages: 46
ISBN: 9780904220100
Pub Date: 01 Sep 2002
Illustrations: with 18 figs & 5 illus.
Description:
This volume brings together the results of two evaluation and excavation projects undertaken by Oxford Archaeological Unit at Eynsham Abbey between 1991 and 1993. It reports on the medieval moated site and associated fishponds, the late Anglo-Saxon/medieval abbey, and finds, together with discussion.
Pattern and Purpose in Insular Art Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 293
ISBN: 9781842170588
Pub Date: 18 Jan 2002
Imprint: Oxbow Books
Illustrations: b/w figs and pls throughout, 22 col pls
Description:
The twenty-five papers, taken from a Cardiff conference in 1998, are concerned with Insular art in its broadest sense, encompassing studies of metalwork, manuscripts, sculpture and textiles, both recent discoveries and new investigations of well-known objects. They include material associated with Anglo-Saxon England as well as early Medieval Scotland, Wales and Ireland, and discoveries of Insular metalwork in Scandinavia. They are divided into five themes which reflect the many recent advances in the study of Insular art.
EAA 96: Two Medieval Churches in Norfolk Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 104
ISBN: 9780905594330
Pub Date: 31 Dec 2001
Series: East Anglian Archaeology Monograph
Illustrations: 59 b/w figs, 31 b/w pls, fiche
Description:
Reports of two church excavations, St Martin-at-Palace, Norwich and St Michael, Bowthorpe, undertaken prior to their re-building and re-use. The reports cover the earliest evidence for occupation of the site and the phases of re-building, repair and ruin (in the case of St Michael's) from the Anglo-Saxon period through to their present state.
Ladby Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 293
ISBN: 9788785180445
Pub Date: 01 Dec 2001
Series: Ships & Boats of the North
A Knight and His Armor Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780802313294
Pub Date: 29 Jun 1999
Imprint: Dufour Editions
Description:
This is another in the famous Knight series by the renowned medieval historian Ewart Oakeshott. Explore another fascinating dimension of medieval warfare in this engaging account of knights and their various kinds of armor. Oakeshott focuses on the armor of the later Middle Ages, from 1100 to 1500.
Ildánach Ildírech. A Festschrift for Proinsias Mac Cana Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9781891271014
Pub Date: 01 Jan 1999
Imprint: Celtic Studies Publications
Series: Celtic Studies Publications
Description:
An exploration of the links between the languages, cultures and traditions of the Celtic peoples of Ireland and Britain through an analysis of literary sources, place or people names and the Gaelic language. Twenty-six English, Gaelic or French essays, include extracts from Celtic texts, accompanied by detailed commentaries, and comparisons between these three main areas of influence.
A Knight and His Weapons Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 124
ISBN: 9780802312990
Pub Date: 05 Jan 1998
Imprint: Dufour Editions
Description:
Take an engaging journey back in time, when battles were fought with swords, lances, maces, and an array of well-crafted devices that could be elegant and ornate, brutal and efficient, or both. This accessible, lively, and informative book explores many facets of the medieval world of weaponry. Did you know, for instance, that in the fifteenth century "fight books" with drawings guided knights in the proper use of weapons?

EAA 81: Castle Rising Castle, Norfolk

Format: Paperback
Pages: 152
ISBN: 9780905594231
Pub Date: 31 Dec 1997
Series: East Anglian Archaeology Monograph
Illustrations: 17 b/w pls, 97 b/w figs, 34 tabs, incl. fiche
Description:
^Aby Beric Morley and David Gurney ^DThis book starts with a wide-ranging overview of Castle Rising, going on to review the archaeological evidence, in conjunction with comment on the archaeological explorations themselves, for the site from prehistoric times up to the post-medieval period. Three chapters are devoted to finds, including coins, building materials, pottery and zoological evidence. The development of the main building and its surrounds is fully documented, and the entire text is amply supplemented by illustrations.
A Celtic Florilegium7 Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 226
ISBN: 9780964244634
Pub Date: 01 Dec 1997
Imprint: Celtic Studies Publications
Series: Celtic Studies Publications
Description:
Nineteen papers on early medieval Irish and Welsh texts. Contents include: St Patrick in Cornwall? The origin and transmission of Vita Tertia S.
A Knight and his Castle Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 126
ISBN: 9780802312945
Pub Date: 18 Feb 1997
Imprint: Dufour Editions
Description:
Do you know why the circular stairs in castles ascended clockwise? Have you ever wondered where the toilets were, or how they worked? Do you know what the best way to attack a castle was?