anglo-saxon

The Wordhord: Daily Life in Old English (2022)

Entertaining and enlightening, The Wordhord reveals the magical roots of the language you’re reading right now: you’ll never look at―or speak―English in the same way again.

The Battle of Nechtansmere Webinar – Ecgfrith of Northumbria vs. the Picts

In this webinar, we will look at records of the battle, the arguments for its location, and the historical background that makes it such a significant event in early medieval insular history.

Basilisks & Beowulf: Monsters in the Anglo-Saxon World (2021)

Drawing on literature and art, theology, and a wealth of firsthand evidence, Basilisks and Beowulf reveals a people huddled at the edge of the known map, using the fantastic and the grotesque as a way of understanding the world around them and their place within it.

The Anglo-Saxons: A History of the Beginnings of England (2021)

Drawing on a vast range of original evidence - chronicles, letters, archaeology and artefacts - renowned historian Marc Morris illuminates a period of history that is only dimly understood, separates the truth from the legend, and tells the extraordinary story of how the foundations of England were laid.

1066: The Battle for Middle Earth (2015)

In the year 1066, England changed forever. . Now, this epic, roller-coaster adventure of invasion, resistance and war tells the stor y from the ground up - from the point of view of those everyday men and their families - as they are hurled into the turmoil of war. Two young men, Tofi and Leofric, are swept up in the events that will change Europe for ever. Forced to defend their country, the t wo men join King Harold's army, and, at the battle of Stamford Bridge defeat the great Viking army. But before they have time to recover, news reaches them that the Normans have landed in Sussex. Their home village is under attack, and they must run south to fight the epic battle of Hastings.

Medieval Herbal Remedies: The Old English Herbarium & Anglo-Saxon Medicine (2010)

This book presents for the first time an up-to-date and easy-to-read translation of a medical reference work that was used in Western Europe from the fifth century well into the Renaissance. Listing 185 medicinal plants, the uses for each, and remedies that were compounded using them, the translation will fascinate medievalist, medical historians and the layman alike.

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