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Trees in Anglo-Saxon England

Della Hooke

Trees in Anglo-Saxon England

literature, lore and landscape

by Della Hooke

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Published by Boydell in Woodbridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trees in literature,
  • Trees,
  • Folklore,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-302) and index.

    StatementDella Hooke
    SeriesAnglo-Saxon studies -- 13, Anglo-Saxon studies -- 13.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD179 .H66 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24810449M
    ISBN 101843835657
    ISBN 109781843835653
    LC Control Number2011380899
    OCLC/WorldCa502045728

    I INTRODUCTION: THE ORIGINS OF THE ANGLO-SAXON KINGDOMS 1 Written sources: British 1 Written sources: Anglo-Saxon 3 Archaeological evidence 5 The political structure of Anglo-Saxon England c. 9 The nature of early Anglo-Saxon kingship 15 Sources for the study of kings and kingdoms from the seventh to the ninth centuries 19 II KENT 25 Sources Life in Anglo-Saxon Britain (A Child's History of Britain) Anglo-Saxons and Vikings. Saxon Tales: The Witch Who Faced the Fire. Anglo Saxon Britain. Beowulf Planning Pack. Kings and Warriors. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Beowulf: DragonSlayer. Anglo Saxon Activity Books. Smashing Saxons. Arthur High King of Britain. The Sword in the Stone.

    The Anglo-Saxons were a cultural group who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century. They comprised people from Germanic tribes who migrated to the island from continental Europe, their descendants, and indigenous British groups who adopted many aspects of Anglo-Saxon culture and language. The Anglo-Saxons established the Kingdom of England, and the modern English language . Hooke, Della. Trees in Anglo-Saxon England:: Literature, Lore and Landscape. Anglo-Saxon Studies. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, Pp. xii,

    British Kingdoms (each area ruled by a different king) Anglo Saxons Houses and Saxon villages. We know what Saxons houses may have looked like from excavations of Anglo Saxon villages, such as the one at West Stow in the east of England. Here, an early Anglo-Saxon village (cAD) has been carefully reconstructed where it was excavated. The Cult of Kingship in Anglo-Saxon England: The Transition from Paganism to Christianity. California: University of California Press. Ewing, Thor (). Gods and Worshippers in the Viking and Germanic World. Tempus. ISBN Griffiths, Bill (). Aspects of Anglo-Saxon Magic. Anglo-Saxon Books. ISBN Hutton, Ronald.


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Trees and Timber in the Anglo-Saxon World constitutes the very first collection of essays written about the role of trees in early medieval England, bringing together established specialists and new voices to present an interdisciplinary insight into the complex relationship between the early English.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: VII, Seiten Karten, Illustrationen: Contents: Trees and groves in pre-Christian beliefChristianity and the sacred treeTrees in literatureTrees, mythology and national consciousness: into the futureThe nature and distribution of Anglo-Saxon woodlandThe use of Anglo-Saxon woodland: place-names and charter evidenceTrees in.

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Trees were of fundamental importance in Anglo-Saxon society. Anglo-Saxons dwelt in timber houses, relied on woodland as an economic resource, and created a material culture of wood which was at least as meaningfully-imbued, and vastly more prevalent, than the sculpture and metalwork with which we associate them today.

Trees held a central place in Anglo-Saxon belief systems, which carried into. Trees played a particularly important part in the rural economy of Anglo-Saxon England, both for wood and timber and as a wood-pasture resource, with hunting gaining a growing cultural role.

But they are also powerful icons in many pre-Christian religions, with. Part I, ‘Tree Symbolism’, explores, across four chapters, trees and groves in pre-Christian belief, the tree in Christian tradition, and the syncretism of Christian and non-Christian beliefs in Anglo-Saxon England, moving on to trees in Anglo-Saxon literature, and the continuing mythology and folklore of trees in England up to the present.

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This book shows that they remained prominent in early English Christianity, and indeed that they may have played a crucial role in mediating the transition. Her book Trees in Anglo-Saxon England complements the earlier collection From Earth to Art: The Many Aspects of the Plant-World in Anglo-Saxon England (), to which Hooke contributed.

The book examines in detail the evidence for real trees in Anglo-Saxon England and speculates on their spiritual and symbolic dimensions. As England's navy grew, the need for timber began to seriously pick away at the woodland: from an estimated land coverage of 15% inEngland's forests and woods had dwindled to just % by Author: Bibi Van Der Zee.The chapter offers a wide-ranging discussion of the state of current research that engages with the function of trees and timber in their various uses.

Topics are approached sequentially, offering an overview of the role of trees and their products in material culture, in early medieval ontologies of wood and timber, within systems of Christian and pre-Christian belief, in the early medieval.The Black Poplar Tree in Anglo-Saxon England By Peter C Horn The distinguished botanist, the late Edgar Milne-Redhead, from the mid ′s, did much to draw attention to the Black Poplar, Populus nigra subsp.

betulifolia, as a splended, but largely overlooked, English native tree.