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An Age of Tyrants By Christopher A. Snyder

An Age of Tyrants

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Exploring a little-known period in the history of the British Isles, often referred to as Sub-Roman Britain, this books shows that Britain developed unique social, political and religious institutions during this time. The author's approach involves analysis of the written/archaeological records.

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An Age of Tyrants: Britain and the Britons, AD 400-600 by Christopher A. Snyder

Exploring a little-known period in the history of the British Isles, often referred to as Sub-Roman Britain, this book shows that Britain developed unique social, political and religious institutions during this time. The author's approach involves analysis of both the written and archaeological record. Looking at contemporary writers such as Patrick and Gildas, he shows how the cultural and political landscape was changing during this period.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 The twilight of Roman Britain: Roman Britain in the 4th century; independent Britain, AD 406-10. Part 2 Sub-Roman Britain - the written record: introduction to the written sources; Britannia; Patria; Britanni; Cives; Reges; Tyranni; miscellaneous terms. Part 3 Sub-Roman Britain - the archaeological record: introduction to the archaeological evidence; significant sites; continuity and change. Part 4 Synthesis - towards a picture of Britain in the 5th and 6th centuries: the Britons. Appendices: Arthur and Merlin; chronology of events.

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GOR003178751
An Age of Tyrants: Britain and the Britons, AD 400-600 by Christopher A. Snyder
Christopher A. Snyder
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The History Press Ltd
1998-08-20
320
0750919299
9780750919296
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