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Alfred the Great: Asser's Life of King Alfred & Other Contemporary Sources (Penguin Classics)

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As king of Wessex, he strove to emulate those kings of the past who, in his own words, had 'succeeded both in warfare and in wisdom'. He led the battle against the Viking invaders of England, and presided over the revival of religion and learning among his people: his reputation is a measure of his success.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140444094
Translator:
Lapidge, Michael
Translator:
Lapidge, Michael
Translator:
Keynes, Simon
Author:
Asser, John
Author:
Anonymous
Author:
Keynes, Simon
Author:
Lapidge, Michael
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
History
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Anglo-saxons
Subject:
Alfred, king of england, 849-899
Subject:
Great Britain History Alfred, 871-899 Sources.
Subject:
Military
Subject:
Alfred
Subject:
Great Britain Kings and rulers Biography.
Subject:
World History - Medieval and Renaissance
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Penguin Classics
Series Volume:
no. 138
Publication Date:
19840131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.77x5.12x.88 in. .61 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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