Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 December 2013

400 Pages | 55 illus., including a colour plate section

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199683109

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Perceptions of the Prehistoric in Anglo-Saxon England

Religion, Ritual, and Rulership in the Landscape

Sarah Semple

Medieval History and Archaeology

  • First published exploration of changing perceptions of the prehistoric in Anglo-Saxon society before and after the conversion to Christianity
  • Explores the place of ancient monuments in the practices and beliefs of early medieval populations
  • Provides a multi-disciplinary approach using archaeological historical, art historical and literary sources and place-names
  • Numerous photographs of many key locations
  • Draws on wide-ranging published and unpublished data