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King Alfred"s description of Europe.

Paulus Orosius

King Alfred"s description of Europe.

by Paulus Orosius

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Published by Directors of the Old South Work in [Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Europe -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementThe first chapter of King Alfred"s translation of Orosius, with his original insertions.
      SeriesOld South leaflets. [General series.
      ContributionsAlfred, King of England, 849-899 tr., Markham, Clements R. Sir, 1830-1916
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE173 .O44 vol. 5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20 p.
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6629585M
      LC Control Number20020779
      OCLC/WorldCa5922066

      My first read of G.A. Henty’s or so books, I came away somewhat satisfied. The main character, fictional Edmund, is placed in the historical events of King Alfred’s early reign when the Danish Vikings were plundering and overrunning divided England/5. Library - Library - The Middle Ages and the Renaissance: As European monastic communities were set up (from as early as the 2nd century ad), books were found to be essential to the spiritual life. The rule laid down for observance by several monastic orders enjoined the use of books: that of the Benedictine order, especially, recognized the importance of reading and study, making mention of a.

      The Life and Times of Alfred the Great by Charles Plummer Book Description An annotated, documented biography of the Saxon king of England, expanded from a series of six lectures delivered at Oxford, with special emphasis on Alfred's literary works and military campaigns. Maps. The Golden Dragon: Alfred the Great and His Times by Alf Johnson Mapp. Get this from a library! Two voyagers at the court of King Alfred: the ventures of Ohthere and Wulfstan, together with the Description of northern Europe from the Old English Orosius. [Ohthere; Wulfstan; Paulus Orosius; Niels Lund; Ole Crumlin-Pedersen; P H Sawyer; Christine E Fell;].

      Alfred was extraordinary for an early medieval king in several respects. He was a particularly wily military commander, successfully keeping the Danes at bay, and he wisely shored up defenses when the enemies of his kingdom were occupied : Melissa Snell. King Alfred defended England from Viking invasions and ushered in an era of learning and progress for the British Isles. Summary by Ryan Cherrick. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording.


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Smyth also provides a detailed examination of the much-disputed medieval biography of King Alfred, attributed to the King's tutor, Asser. Alfred Smyth argues that Asser's Life may, in fact, have been a late medieval forgery--a revelation with profound implications for Cited by: The book, Alfred the Great, contains an introduction that explains the details of Alfred's life.

It also includes the entirely of Asser's Life of King Alfred. Along with this work, the editors print and translate a number of other documents that inform historians about Alfred's life and person. Alfred 'The Great' (r.

) Born at Wantage, Berkshire, inAlfred was the fifth son of Aethelwulf, king of the West Saxons. At their father's behest and by mutual agreement, Alfred's elder brothers succeeded to the kingship in turn, rather than endanger the kingdom by passing it to under-age children at a time when the country was.

King Alfred is the only king in English history to be deemed worthy of the title of ’the Great’. There are reasons for that and these reasons lie not only in his campaigns against the Vikings and the establishing of the navy but also much deeper, in the reforms Alfred passed in his lands that enabled the populace to educate themselves.

Alfred the Great (Old English: Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, 'Elf-counsel' or 'Wise-elf'; between and – 26 October ) was King of Wessex from to c. and King of the Anglo-Saxons from c. to He was the youngest son of King Æthelwulf of father died when he was young and three of Alfred's brothers, Æthelbald, Æthelberht and Æthelred, reigned in turn before : Æthelwulf, King of Wessex.

Edward, byname Edward the Elder, (died JFarndon on Dee, Eng.), Anglo-Saxon king in England, the son of Alfred the ruler of the West Saxons, or Wessex, from toEdward extended his authority over almost all of England by conquering areas that previously had been held by Danish invaders.

Edward ascended the throne upon his father’s death in Octoberand in a. The law-code of King Alfred the Great ( ) is one of the largest and most ambitious legislative enactments to survive from Anglo-Saxon England.

It came to be known as sea domboc (the law or judgement book), and was cited using that appellation in the lawcodes of Alfred's tenth-century successors. This dissertation consists of a study (volume one), together with an edition and critical Cited by: 1. How to Use This Grammar Book; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Old English Orthography; Chapter 3: Old English Pronunciation; Chapter 4: Grammar Concepts: Parts of Speech; Chapter 5: Grammar Concepts: Word Functions; Chapter 6: Grammar Concepts: Word Order and Cases; Chapter 7: Personal Pronouns; Chapter 8: Overview of Verbs; Chapter 9 Missing: Europe.

Two voyagers at the court of King Alfred: The ventures of Ohthere and Wulfstan, together with the Description of northern Europe from the Old English Orosius Paperback – Two voyagers at the court of King Alfred: The ventures of Ohthere and Wulfstan, together with the Description of northern Europe from the Old English Orosius.5/5(1).

The jewel was discovered in at Petherton Park, North Petherton in the English county of Somerset, on land owned by Sir Thomas Wroth (circa –). North Petherton is about 8 miles (13 km) away from Athelney, where King Alfred founded a monastery.A description of the Alfred Jewel was first published inin the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.

The problem with Smyth's opinion of King Alfred the great is not that he is too critical. Admittedly he does dismantle previous ideas of Alfred learning to read late in life, Asser's authorship of the 'Life of Alfred', the presence of an international circle of scholars and Alfred's own spotless military record, but this is all rather justified.4/5.

This book is is an account written about two separate Viking traders who visited the Anglo-Saxon court of King Alfred the great of England. There accounts of their journeys are included has they had been told to their host King Alfred.5/5(1).

King Alfred of England book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The life and times of the Anglo-Saxon king Even the book’s title is erroneous, as Alfred was not King of England, he was King of Wessex.

European Literature > British Literature. 6 users. Historical/5. King Alfred the Great ( AD) Alfred was king of Wessex from An educated and cultured man, he fought Viking invaders to secure greater security and a sense of identity for Anglo-Saxon England. In his early reign, he was defeated by the Vikings and forced to.

The will of King Alfred; reprinted from the Oxford ed. of With a preface, and additional notes by Alfred, King of England, Pages: King Alfred the Great, a Ladybird, Adventure from History' Book, by L. Du Garde Peach, with superb illustrations by John Kenney was first published in It brings 8th century England to life, telling us something about what life was like in England was like then, and about the King at that time, Alfred.

Alfred, King of England, A description of Europe, Africa, etc. A description of Europe, and the voyages of Ohthere and Wulfstan, written in Anglo-Saxon by King Alfred the Great; with his account of the Mediterranean islands,--of Africa,--and of the history of the world to the year B.

MCCCCXIII., chiefly taken from Orosius. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "King Alfred's books" See other formats.

Ragnar is said to have been the father of three sons—Halfdan, Inwaer (Ivar the Boneless), and Hubba (Ubbe)—who, according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and other medieval sources, led a Viking invasion of East Anglia in They may have sought to avenge Ragnar’s death, which may or may not have been murder, or they may have been claiming land to which they believed they had a right as a.Two Voyagers At The Court Of King Alfred: The Ventures Of Ohthere And Wulfstan, Together With The Description Of Northern Europe From The Old English Orosius by Paulus Orosius.

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