The Making of England: A New History of the Anglo-Saxon World (Library of Medieval Studies)

The Making of England A New History of the Anglo Saxon World Library of Medieval Studies During the tenth century England began to emerge as a distinct country with an identity that was both part of yet separate from Christendom The reigns of Athelstan Edgar and Ethelred witnessed the em

  • Title: The Making of England: A New History of the Anglo-Saxon World (Library of Medieval Studies)
  • Author: Mark Atherton
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  • Page: 168
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  • During the tenth century England began to emerge as a distinct country with an identity that was both part of yet separate from Christendom The reigns of Athelstan, Edgar and Ethelred witnessed the emergence of many key institutions the formation of towns on modern street plans an efficient administration and a serviceable system of tax Mark Atherton here shows howDuring the tenth century England began to emerge as a distinct country with an identity that was both part of yet separate from Christendom The reigns of Athelstan, Edgar and Ethelred witnessed the emergence of many key institutions the formation of towns on modern street plans an efficient administration and a serviceable system of tax Mark Atherton here shows how the stories, legends, biographies and chronicles of Anglo Saxon England reflected both this exciting time of innovation as well as the myriad lives, loves and hates of the people who wrote them He demonstrates, too, that this was a nation coming of age, ahead of its time in its use not of the Book Latin used elsewhere in Europe, but of a narrative Old English prose devised for law and practical governance of the nation state, for prayer and preaching, and above all for exploring a rich and daring new literature This prose was unique, but until now it has been neglected for the poetry Bringing a volatile age to vivid and muscular life, Atherton argues that it was the vernacular of Alfred the Great, as much as Viking war, that truly forged the nation.

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