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Published by B. Blackwell in association with the Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies in Oxford [England], Cambridge, Mass., USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • England,
  • Essex.,
  • Ely.

Subjects:

  • Byrhtnoth, d. 991.,
  • Maldon, Battle of, England, 991.,
  • Maldon, Battle of, England, 991, in literature.,
  • Maldon, Battle of, England, 991 -- Poetry.,
  • Anglo-Saxons -- England -- Essex.,
  • Anglo-Saxons -- England -- Ely.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Ethelred II, 979-1016.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Invasions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesMaldon (Anglo-Saxon poem). English & English (Old English)
Statementedited by Donald Scragg.
GenrePoetry.
ContributionsScragg, D. G.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA154.7 .B38 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 306 p. :
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1875358M
ISBN 100631159878
LC Control Number90035334

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