The Sword in Anglo-Saxon England: Its Archaeology and Literature (New Ed.)

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Language: Anglais
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286 p. · 21.6x13.5 cm · Paperback
This study concerns the importance of the sword in Anglo-Saxon and Viking society, with reference to surviving swords and literary sources, especially "Beowulf". The archaeological aspect of the work focuses upon dispositions in the peat bogs of Denmark and lakes and rivers in Britain.