Living with war: Refractions of the Welsh experience 600–1300

Allbwn ymchwil: Pennod mewn Llyfr/Adroddiad/Trafodion CynhadleddPennod


This book explores the representation of the warrior in relation to the king in early north-west Europe. These essays, by scholars from the areas of Norse, Celtic and Anglo-Saxon studies, examine how medieval writers highlighted the role of the warrior in relation to kings, or to authority, and to society as a whole. The warrior who fought for his people was also a danger to them. How was such a destructive force to be controlled? The Christian church sought to challenge the ethos of the pagan tribal warrior and to reduce the barbarism of warfare (at least its worst excesses). We can follow this struggle in the medieval literature produced in the areas under study.
Iaith wreiddiolSaesneg
TeitlKing and warrior in early north-west Europe
Man cyhoeddiDublin
CyhoeddwrFour Courts Press
Nifer y tudalennau1
ISBN (Argraffiad)978-1-84682-501-9
StatwsCyhoeddwyd - Meh 2016

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