1 edition of The life of Alfred the Great found in the catalog.
The life of Alfred the Great
Translator"s preface signed: A.P.
|Statement||Tr. from the German of Dr. R. Pauli. To which is appended Alfred"s Anglo-Saxon version of Orosius. With a literal English translation, and an Anglo-Saxon alphabet and glossary. By B. Thorpe ...|
|Series||Bohn"s antiquarian library, Bohn"s antiquarian library|
|Contributions||Orosius, Paulus, Thorpe, Benjamin, 1782-1870|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, , 582 p.|
|Number of Pages||582|
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Alfred the Great. From the Catholic Encyclopedia (Also Ælfred).King of the West-Saxons, born Wantage, Berkshire, England ; died Alfred was the fifth son of Ethelwulf, or Æthelwulf, King of Wessex, and Osburh, his queen, of the royal house of the Jutes of Wight. Dec 04, · Alfred the Great is famous for his victories against the Vikings, and is the only English monarch known as 'the Great'. But how much do you know about him? As season six of Vikings begins on the History Channel, Barbara Yorke, professor emerita of early medieval history at the University of Winchester, brings you the facts about the Anglo-Saxon king.
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Alfred the Great [Justin Pollard] on dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Alfred is the only English king ever to be called 'Great'. It was not a title given by political supportersCited by: 2. Alfred the Great (Old English: Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, 'Elf-counsel' or 'Wise-elf'; between and – 26 October ) was King of Wessex from to c.
and King of the Anglo-Saxons from c. to He was the youngest son of King Æthelwulf of dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.com father died when he was young and three of Alfred's brothers, Æthelbald, Æthelberht and Æthelred, reigned in dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.com: Æthelwulf, King of Wessex.
Jun 15, · This book is not really for a historian, but it really gives you a somewhat reasonable picture of the life of Alfred the Great. Puts together a lot of the pieces of his life. The author is clearly a little biased in favor of the Saxons or English, but it really does a great job of helping a person to understand what early medieval England in /5().
Very well written book about Alfred the Great, a remarkable medieval king. The book evokes the time in which Alfred lived, and the roles that he played in shaping the future of what was to become England/5.
This is a great book to get hold of if you are interested in the Anglo-Saxons or early medieval history. It's packed full of source material - enough to get the curious going, not just Asser's life of Alfred which fascinatingly stops well before Alfred's death (did Asser just die unbeknown to us before he could finish the work?), extracts from the Anglo-Saxon The life of Alfred the Great book and a Latin translation /5.
Asser (died c. ) was a Welsh monk from St David's, Dyfed, who became Bishop of Sherborne in the s. About he was asked by Alfred the Great to leave St David's and join the circle of learned men whom Alfred was recruiting for his court.
After spending a year at Caerwent because of illness, Asser accepted. In Asser wrote a biography of Alfred, called the Life of King dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.comted: c. LibriVox recording of "Life of Alfred the Great" by Asser, Bishop of Sherborne, translated by J.
Giles, and read by R. Steinberg. A life of King Alfred of England originally composed in Latin, possibly sometime around A.D.
by the Monk and Bishop Asser, although some scholars contend that the work was actually composed much later by an unknown hand.
Full text of "Asser's life of King Alfred" AND CAPABLE GOVERNMENT IN AMERICA PREFACE The issue of Stevenson's long and eagerly expected edition of Asser's Life of King Alfred has provided an opportunity to supply the ever increasing number of the great king's admirers with a more satisfactory rendering into English of this, perhaps the most.
Asser is most famous for his The Life of King Alfred, written inwhich is one of the first biographies of a ruler in English history. It is also the source of most of contemporary historians' knowledge of Alfred's life and rule. The book, Alfred the Great, contains an introduction that explains the details of Alfred's life.
Asser’s Life of King Alfred, written inis a revealing account of one of the greatest of medieval kings. Composed by a monk of St David’s in Wales who became Bishop of Sherborne in Alfred’s service and worked with him in his efforts to revive religion and learning in his kingdom, this life is among the earliest surviving royal biographies.3/5(6).
Very few King's earn the appellation 'Great'. Alfred is the only English King honoured with this name and is credited with various successes (the foundation of a navy, English education system and religious revival).
His memory looms large in the English Imagination. The medieval 'Life' of King. Jun 05, · Alfred the Great is said to be the founder of what would become the English monarchy. We will explore Alfred's life, the Anglo Saxon and Viking background, and the wars Alfred won to.
Alfred the Great | British Heritage BritishHeritage. Alfred the Great was the King of the southern Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex from to This biography of Alfred the Great provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works &. Stories about Alfred the Great.
A lot of what we know about Alfred the Great comes from stories that have been written about him. One story says that Alfred went to Rome at the age of four to meet. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.
The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The White Horse King by Benjamin Merkle is the first book Ive reviewed by this author, and the first book of its kind that I have read.
It is a narrative history (lots of words, not many dates) of the life and achievements of King Alfred, called The dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.com title of the book is taken from Alfreds first great victory at the Battle of Ashdown. A life of King Alfred of England originally composed in Latin, possibly sometime around A.D.
by the Monk and Bishop Asser, although some scholars contend that the work was actually composed much later by an unknown hand. Ben Merkle unravels the tale of how a great man came to power during one of the most difficult periods in English history, how he led his nation through them, and how he laid the groundwork for England's coming triumphs on the global stage.
The White Horse King: The Life of Alfred the Great () by Ben Merkle/5(9). Alfred was the son of king Ethelwulf, who was the son of Egbert, who was the son of Elmund, who was the son of Eafa, who was the son of Eoppa, who was the son of Ingild. Ingild, and Ina, the famous king of the West-Saxons, were two brothers.
Ina went to Rome, and there ending this life honourably, entered the heavenly kingdom, to reign there for. Alfred the Great was not likely to be king if the circumstances of his life did not happen.
He was the youngest son of Aethelwulf, king of Wessex, and he had four elder brothers who were in line to succeed in the throne. Yet, as if in an act of fate, his father and all his older brothers died during the invasion of .Jul 04, · Asser's Life of King Alfred, written inis a revealing account of one of the greatest medieval kings.
Composed by a monk of St David's in Wales who became Bishop of Sherborne in Alfred's service and worked with him in his efforts to revive religion and learning in his kingdom, this life is among the earliest surviving royal biographies.5/5(1).The Life of King Alfred by Bishop Asser is the earliest known source about an Anglo-Saxon king, a king often known today as ‘Alfred the Great’ (r.
– CE). Who was Asser? Asser was a Welshman from St David’s, who later became Bishop of Sherborne.