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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles

Dorothy Whitelock

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles

A Revised Translation

by Dorothy Whitelock

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Published by Greenwood Press Reprint .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 500 to c 1000,
  • England,
  • c 500 CE to c 1000 CE,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History - General History,
  • Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066,
  • Anglo-Saxons,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Great Britain,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10418969M
    ISBN 100313252149
    ISBN 109780313252143

      Anglo-Saxon Chronicle - The History of the Anglo-Saxons - Compiled on the orders of King Alfred the Great - Translation by Rev. James Ingram (London, ), with additional readings from the translation of Dr. J.A. Giles (London, ).Originally compiled on 4/4(7). "Anglo-Saxon Chronicle" in existence, all of which vary (sometimes greatly) in content and quality. The translation that follows is not a translation of any one Chronicle; rather, it is a collation of readings from many different versions. The nine known "Anglo-Saxon Chronicle" MS. are the following.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   Introduction: Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Part 1: Composition Part 2: Surviving manuscripts Part 3: Relationships between the manuscripts Part 4: .

    Although written by monks, the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is relatively unbiased in its portrayal of events. This particular variant chronicles the events Alfred the Great, king of Wessex, experienced during the Viking invasions of the ninth century.   The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Illustrated and Annotated - Ebook written by Bob Carruthers. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Illustrated and Annotated.5/5(1).


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Anglo-Saxon Chronicle - The History of the Anglo-Saxons - Compiled on the orders of King Alfred the Great - Translation by Rev. James Ingram (London, ), with additional readings from the translation of Dr.

J.A. Giles (London, )/5(65). The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Illustrated and Annotated (Military History from Primary Sources) Bob Carruthers. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Unknown. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Anon.

out of 5 stars 2. Kindle Edition.5/5(5). Buy The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles New Ed by Swanton, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(45). The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a collection of annals in Old English chronicling the history of the Anglo-Saxons.

The original ms. of the Chronicle was created late in the 9th century, probably in Wessex, during the reign of Alfred the Great.4/5. 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 Saxon Tales are an enduring historical book series written by the chronological novelist Bernard Cornwell regarding ninth as well as tenth Century Britain. The The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles book character of the series is Uhtred of Bebbanburg, intuitive to a Saxon aristocrat in Northumbria but confined as well as adopted by the Danes.

The first continuous national history of any western people in their own language, The Anglo-Saxon Chronicletraces the history of early England from the migration of the Saxon war-lords, through Roman Britain, the onslaught of the Vikings, the Norman Conquest and on through the reign of Stephen ().The text survives, in whole or in part, in eight separate manuscripts, each reflecting the /5(2).

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles: The Courage of Kings, the Goodness of Saints and the Romance of English History This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership. Please expect some creasing to the spine and/or minor damage to the cover. Aged book. Tanned pages and age spots, however, this will not interfere with reading.

This book enables rapid access to the events recorded in any one year in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle which was created in the late ninth century.

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 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. The series is told in retrospective through his eyes long after the.

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.

61, free ebooks. No cover available. Bibliographic Record. Giles, J. (John Allen), Ingram, J. (James), The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. Translated by James Ingram.

0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. The first chronicles were, perhaps, those of Kent or Wessex; which seem to have been regularly continued, at intervals.

by the archbishops of Canterbury, or by their direction, at least as far as the yearor by even ; for the Benet MS., which some call the Plegmund MS., ends in the latter year; the rest being in Latin. Great Britain -- History Anglo Saxon period,Great Britain -- History Norman period, Publisher London, G.

Bell and sons, ltd. Collection Wellesley_College_Library; blc; americana Digitizing sponsor Wellesley College Library Pages: The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Online Medieval and Classical Library Release # 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. This a direct quote from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles, a series of epic historical documents written by anonymous monks from the late s to.

'The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles' is divided into five parts: Roman Occupation to the Norsemen, King Alfred and his decendents, Danish invasions to the Conquest, William and the Norman Kings, Up to Henry II/5(2).

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, chronological account of events in Anglo-Saxon and Norman England, a compilation of seven surviving interrelated manuscript records that is the primary source for the early history of England. The narrative was first assembled in the reign of King Alfred (–) from materials that included some epitome of universal history: the Venerable Bede’s Historia.

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle - an Introduction Table of Contents This document will describe what manuscripts survive, the history of these MSS, and how these Manuscripts have been transmitted.

The Manuscripts The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a complex set of interrelated manuscripts, of which the earliest is known as the Parker Chronicle. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Ninth Century Previous: Contents: And the same year after Easter, about the gang-days or before, appeared the star that men in book-Latin call "cometa": some men say that in English it may be termed "hairy star"; for that there standeth off from it a long gleam of light, whilom on one side, whilom on each.The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a collection of annals in Old English chronicling the history of the original manuscript of the Chronicle was created late in the 9th century, probably in Wessex, during the reign of Alfred the le copies were made of that original which were distributed to monasteries across England, where they were independently updated.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.