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The architecture of the Anglo-Saxons

by E. C. Fernie

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Published by Holmes & Meier in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture, Anglo-Saxon.,
    • Architecture, Medieval -- England.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEric Fernie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA963 .F4 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3170748M
      ISBN 100841909121
      LC Control Number83012915

      'outstanding one of the most valuable contributions ever made to our knowledge of the history of our own land' English Historical Review This book covers the emergence of the earliest English kingdoms to the establishment of the Anglo-Norman monarchy in Professor Stenton examines the development of English society, from the growth of royal power to the establishment of feudalism /5(3). Hiberno-Saxon style, in Western visual arts, the decorative vocabulary that resulted from the interaction of the Irish, or Hibernians, and the Anglo-Saxons of southern England during the 7th century.. Irish monks sailed to northern England in , taking with them an ancient Celtic decorative tradition of curvilinear forms: scrolls and spirals, “trumpet” forms, and a double curve, or.

      Anglo-Saxons, name given to the Germanic-speaking peoples who settled in England after the decline of Roman rule there. They were first invited by the Celtic King Vortigern, who needed help fighting the Picts and Angles (Lat. Angli), who are mentioned in Tacitus' Germania, seem to have come from what is now Schleswig in the later decades of the 5th cent. Anglo Saxon art has had a large influence on the art of the Christian religion, on the illustration of religious texts, metalworking, jewelry, and architecture of later centuries, into our present day. “Death seems to provide the minds of the Anglo-Saxon race with a greater fund of amusement than any other single subject.” – Dorothy L. Sayers.

      Anglo-Saxon Architecture, published in the s.2 This magisterial work offers ‒ after a brief description of the main ‘features’ of Anglo-Saxon churches – a detailed, systematic survey of over buildings, arranged alphabetically,File Size: KB. Buy Architecture of the Anglo-Saxons 1st Edition by Fernie, Eric (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Eric Fernie.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fernie, E.C. Architecture of the Anglo-Saxons. London: Batsford, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Architecture of the Anglo-Saxons book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5(2). England is not blessed with an abundance of surviving Anglo-Saxon buildings.

There is good reason for this scarcity; the Anglo-Saxon period was one beset by frequent warfare and violent invasions, particularly by the Vikings in the period These invaders, quite naturally, burned and. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fernie, E. Architecture of the Anglo-Saxons.

New York: Holmes & Meier, (OCoLC) Document Type. Anglo-Saxon architecture. English architecture from the end of C6 to the Norman Conquest (), also called Anglo-Saxon building was of timber, but from c the more significant structures were of masonry, usually rag orfreestone dressings, including quoins set alternately horizontally and on end (known as long-and-short work), raised lesenes (as at Earl's Barton.

This important addition to the literature is the first overall study of the architecture of Norman England since Sir Alfred Clapham's English Romanesque Architecture after the Conquest (). Eric Fernie, a recognized authority on the subject, begins with an overview of the architecture ofthe period, paying special attention to the importance of the architectural evidence for an understanding.

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The digit and digit formats both work. Cited by: Architecture of the Anglo-Saxons Hardcover – January 1, by Eric Fernie (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Author: Eric Fernie. The Architecture of the Anglo-Saxons by Eric Fernie,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(2).

Building Anglo-Saxon England demonstrates how hundreds of recent excavations enable us to grasp for the first time how regionally diverse the built environment of the Anglo-Saxons truly was. Blair identifies a zone of eastern England with access to the North Sea whose economy, prosperity, and timber buildings had more in common with the Low Cited by: 4.

Anglo-Saxon art, manuscript illumination and architecture produced in Britain from about the 7th century to the Norman Conquest of Anglo-Saxon art may be divided into two distinct periods, one before and one after the Danish invasions of England in the 9th century.

Before the 9th century. - Explore marymccane's board "anglo saxon architecture", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Anglo saxon, Saxon, Architecture pins. Anglo-saxon buildings.

Janu Decem ahgray There are three ways in which we can find out about the architecture of the Anglo-saxons and Vikings: surviving examples, archaeological excavations, and early descriptions in chronicles, sagas, poems and letters. - Explore styygens's board "Anglo-Saxons", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Saxon, Anglo saxon, Dark ages pins. Buy Anglo-Saxon Architecture 3 Part Set Reissue by H. Taylor, Joan Taylor (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).

Anglo-Saxon art covers art produced within the Anglo-Saxon period of English history, beginning with the Migration period style that the Anglo-Saxons brought with them from the continent in the 5th century, and ending in with the Norman Conquest of a large Anglo-Saxon nation-state whose sophisticated art was influential in much of northern Europe.

Architecture of the Anglo-Saxons by Fernie, Eric and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Churches to be repaired at this time must have been Saxon, and I think of stone; if they had been mean structures, and in need of repairs, it is more probable that the Normans would have built new ones.

There can be no doubt that the Anglo-Saxons paid much less attention to. "This superb book explains clearly and engagingly how the nation of England began. A comprehensive, readable and up-to-date account of an extraordinarily creative period of history."—Francis Pryor, author of Britain AD: The Quest for Arthur, England and the Anglo-Saxons.

A ‘pocket gospel book’ made in Ireland in the late-eighth century was remodelled in mid-tenth century England, with Anglo-Saxon artists completing its unfinished minor initials in gold, repainting its major initials, and supplementing its existing Evangelist portraits with new ones in the Winchester style.

The Michael Morpurgo version of the Anglo-Saxon classic Beowulf is a popular choice for upper KS2 or for more confident readers. Morpurgo draws on the style of the original text, using rich, alliterative language but mixes it with modern themes as he retells the story of Beowulf's epic quest to destroy the monstrous Grendel.Anglo-Saxon architecture Anglo-Saxon architecture was a period in the history of architecture in England, and parts of Wales, from the mid-5th century until the Norman Conquest of Anglo-Saxon buildings in Britain were generally simple, constructed mainly using timber with thatch for roofing.Anglo-Saxon England was early medieval England, existing from the 5th to the 11th centuries from the end of Roman Britain until the Norman conquest in It consisted of various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms until when it was united as the Kingdom of England by King Æthelstan (r.

–). It became part of the short-lived North Sea Empire of Cnut the Great, a personal union between England.