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Guy Halsall
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Cambridge University Press; Reissue edition (March 18, 2010)
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Humour, History and Polit. Although the topic of humour has been dealt with for other eras, early medieval humour remains largely neglected.

Although the topic of humour has been dealt with for other eras, early medieval humour remains largely neglected. These essays go some way towards filling the gap, examining how early medieval writers deliberately employed humour to make their cases. The essays range from the late Roman empire through to the tenth century, and from Byzantium to Anglo-Saxon England. Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of Waterstones’ special offers.

Although the topic of humor has been dealt with for other eras, early medieval humor remains largely neglected. The essays collected here attempt to fill the gap, examining how the writers of early medieval sources deliberately employed humor to make their case. Born 1964, Professor of History at York where he specialises in the late Roman and early medieval period with particular attention to the problems of the relationship between archaeology and documentary history.

Liutprand of Cremonas sense of humour . Identifying the humorous in late antique and early medieval writing is very often a question of locating the key. That, however, presupposes the willingness to look for the key in the rst place, and this seems to have been conspicuously absent in previous generations of scholarship.

Home Browse Books Book details, Humour, History and Politics in Late Antiquity. Although the topic of humor has been dealt with for other eras, early medieval humor remains largely neglected. Humour, History and Politics in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages.

Notes on contributors; Preface; List of abbreviations; Introduction: 'Don't worry, I've got the key' Guy Halsall; Part I. The Fate of Humorous Writing: 1. Laughter and humour in the early medieval Latin west Danuta Schanzer; 2. Humour and the everyday in Byzantium John Haldon; Part II.

Автор: Halsall Название: Humour, History and Politics in Late Antiquity .

Описание: The early Middle Ages was a dynamic and crucial period in the formation of "Europe", an identity which can be considered as bound by the institution of Latin Christianity. This book offers thematic interpretations of its politics, society, economy, culture, religion and position in the wider world.

Humour, History and Politics in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, ed. Halsall (see above), pp. 89–113. Childeric's grave, Clovis' succession and the origins of the Merovingian kingdom. Cultures in Contact: Scandinavian Settlement in England in the Ninth and Tenth Centuries, ed. . Hadley & J. Richards, (Brepols: Turnhout, 2000), pp. 259–76. Archaeology and the late Roman frontier in northern Gaul: The so-called Föderatengräber reconsidered. Grenze und Differenz im früheren Mittelalter, ed. W. Pohl & H. Reimitz, (Österreichische Akadamie der Wissenschaften: Vienna, 2000), pp. 167–80.

A collection of essays on the use of humour by late antique and early medieval writers. Halsall, Guy, Guy, Halsall. The essays collected here attempt to fill the gap, examining how the writers of early medieval sources deliberately employed humor to make thei. Cambridge University Press.

Although the topic of humor has been dealt with for other eras, early medieval humor remains largely neglected. The essays collected here attempt to fill the gap, examining how the writers of early medieval sources deliberately employed humor to make their case. The essays range from the late Roman empire through to the tenth century, and from Byzantium to Anglo-Saxon England. The subject matter is diverse, but a number of themes link them together, notably the use of irony, ridicule and satire as political tools.