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The Art of Truth

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume I : Ancient and Medieval Traditions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...Having been part of the Texts and Identities group from the beginning of the project, my work on Historiograpy and identity in the Frankish World has profited from the people involved much more than can be documented in footnotes. I...

‘Undying glory by the sword’s edge’

Writing Battles : New Perspectives on Warfare and Memory in Medieval Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In 1772, the banker Henry Hoare decided to commemorate the end of the Seven Years’ War against France in 1763 by building a monument at Kingsettle Hill, Somerset (then as now part of the Stourhead estate) on the assumed site of Egbert...

Medieval Irish battle narratives and the construction of the past

Máire Ní Mhaonaigh

Máire Ní Mhaonaigh is Professor in Celtic and Medieval Studies at the University of Cambridge, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing Battles : New Perspectives on Warfare and Memory in Medieval Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Battles serve as significant markers in many historical accounts, convenient chronological points from which to survey past (and future) developments. They punctuate timelines and function as posts against which other...

Bede’s Ecclesiastical History

Richard Shaw

Richard Shaw is Chairman of the History Department at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College, Barry’s Bay, Canada Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classic Texts in Context

...Introduction Bede’s Ecclesiastical History (EH) is our main literary source for British history for the period from the late sixth to the early eighth century. Bede (672/3–735) was a monk at Wearmouth-Jarrow, a major monastery...

‘What is this Castle call’d that stands hard by?’

Writing Battles : New Perspectives on Warfare and Memory in Medieval Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction In his pioneering article of 2000, ‘The Naming of Battlefields in the Middle Ages’, Philip Morgan began by invoking Shakespeare’s Henry V, and this chapter will do the same. Philip Morgan, ‘The...

Introduction

David R. Law

Dr. David R. Law is Reader in Christian Thought in the School of Arts, Histories and Cultures, at the University of Manchester. He is author of Inspiration (Continuum, 2001) and Briefly: Sartre's Existentialism and Humanism (SCM, 2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Historical–Critical Method : A Guide for the Perplexed

T&T Clark International, 2012

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...‘Historical criticism’ and ‘the historical–critical method’ The historical–critical method is also sometimes called the historico-critical method, particularly in nineteenth-century works. are generic terms given to a cluster...

A Brief History of Historical Criticism

David R. Law

Dr. David R. Law is Reader in Christian Thought in the School of Arts, Histories and Cultures, at the University of Manchester. He is author of Inspiration (Continuum, 2001) and Briefly: Sartre's Existentialism and Humanism (SCM, 2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Historical–Critical Method : A Guide for the Perplexed

T&T Clark International, 2012

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...The conventional view is that historical criticism originated as a result of the revolution in human thinking known as the ‘Enlightenment’ or ‘Age of Reason’, which began in the seventeenth century. This view is held by: Gerhard...