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The Old English History of the World

An Anglo-Saxon Rewriting of Orosius

Edited and translated by Malcolm R. Godden

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674971066

Publication Date: 10/31/2016

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The greatest virtue of this volume is that it takes this important account of the history of world—a vital text to those scholars who work in the field of Anglo-Saxon studies, but which until now has remained relatively obscure to students and the wider public—and makes it far more accessible than it has been for more than a century.—Benjamin A. Saltzman, Speculum

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