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Title: The North in the Old English Orosius
Subtitle: A Geographical Narrative in Context
Written By: Irmeli Valtonen
Series Title: Mémoires de la Société Néophilologique de Helsinki LXXIII
Description:

The description of the North in the Old English Orosius in the form of the
travel accounts by Ohthere and Wulfstan and a catalogue of northern peoples
are examined in this study in the context of ancient and early medieval
textual and cartographic descriptions of the North, with special emphasis
on Anglo-Saxon sources and the reign of King Alfred.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Modern Language Society
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English, Old

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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9789519040295
Pages: 688
Prices: Europe EURO 55.00