DUMBARTON OAKS MEDIEVAL LIBRARY
Cover: The Old English History of the World: An Anglo-Saxon Rewriting of Orosius, from Harvard University PressCover: The Old English History of the World in HARDCOVER

Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library 44

The Old English History of the World

An Anglo-Saxon Rewriting of Orosius

Edited and translated by Malcolm R. Godden

Add to Cart

Product Details

HARDCOVER

$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674971066

Publication Date: 10/31/2016

Academic Trade

496 pages

5-1/4 x 8 inches

Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library

World

Related Subjects

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

Recent News

From Our Blog

Jacket: Virtue Politics: Soulcraft and Statecraft in Renaissance Italy, by James Hankins, from Harvard University Press

Q&A with James Hankins, author of Virtue Politics: Soulcraft and Statecraft in Renaissance Italy

With Virtue Politics, James Hankins has delivered a bold, revisionist account of the political thought of the Italian Renaissance—from Petrarch to Machiavelli—that reveals the all-important role of character in shaping society, both in citizens and in their leaders. We spoke to him about the importance of virtue to leadership in Renaissance Italy—and its relevance to our own time.

‘manifold glories of classical Greek and Latin’

The digital Loeb Classical Library (loebclassics.com) extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.