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Author Merrills, A. H. (Andrew H.), 1975-

Title History and geography in late antiquity / A.H. Merrills.

Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 386 pages).
Series Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought. Fourth series
Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought ; 4th ser., 64.
Note Based on the author's thesis (doctoral).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 332-372) and index.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; A note on translations; Abbreviations; Introduction: history's other eye; Chapter 1 Orosius; Chapter 2 Jordanes; Chapter 3 Isidore of Seville; Chapter 4 Bede; Conclusions; Appendix A The geographical introduction to the Historiarum adversus paganos libri septem of Orosius. Orosius, Hist. i.1-106; Appendix B The geographical introduction to the De origine actibusque Getarum of Jordanes. Getica i.4-v.38; Appendix C The Laus Spaniae of Isidore of Seville.
Appendix D The description of Britain in Bede, Historia Ecclesiastica i.1References; Index.
Summary This title explores how the historians of the early medieval period sought to understand the world around them. It argues that they looked not only to events shaping the world, but also to its physical form, and offers fresh interpretations of Orosius, Jordanes, Isidore of Seville and the Venerable Bede.
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Subject Orosius, Paulus.
Jordanes, active 6th century.
Isidore, of Seville, Saint, -636.
Bede, the Venerable, Saint, 673-735.
Europe -- Historiography.
Europe -- History -- To 476.
Europe -- History -- 392-814.
Middle Ages -- Historiography.
Historical geography.
Chronological Term To 814
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Merrills, A.H. (Andrew H.), 1975- History and geography in late antiquity. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005 0521846013 (DLC) 2005046997 (OCoLC)58789345
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