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Roman Exeter

Fox, Aileen Mary (Henderson) Lady

Roman Exeter

(Isca Dunmoriorum) Excavations in the war-damaged areas, 1945-1947

by Fox, Aileen Mary (Henderson) Lady

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Published by Manchester university press in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Exeter (England) -- Antiquities, Roman.

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    Bibliographical foot-notes.

    StatementWith contributions by Sir Ifor Williams, R. G. Goodchild, and others.
    SeriesUniversity college of the south-west of England. History of Exeter research group. Monograph no. 8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 104 p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21062122M

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Roman Exeter by Fox, Aileen Mary (Henderson) Lady Download PDF EPUB FB2

Exeter Book, the largest extant collection of Old English c. the manuscript was given to Exeter Cathedral by Bishop Leofric (died ). It begins with some long religious poems: the Christ, in three parts; two poems on Roman Exeter book. Roman Exeter book the fragmentary “Azarius”; and the allegorical Phoenix.

Following these are a number of shorter religious verses intermingled with poems of. The Exeter Book is generally acknowledged to be one of the great works of the English Benedictine revival of the tenth century; the precise dates that it was written and compiled are unknown, although proposed dates range from to This period saw a rise in monastic activity and productivity under the renewed influence of Benedictine principles and standards.

Exeter, fortress of the Second Augustan Legion and subsequently the capital of the civitas Dumnoniorum, played an important part in the history of Roman Britain. This comprehensive study of finds from Exeter throws new light on the economy of south-west England and its foreign trade in Roman Cited by:   The poems in the Exeter Book known as the 'Old English elegies' focus on loss, separation and the transience of earthly things.

Mike Bintley explores these poems, which include The Wanderer and The Wife's Lament, and highlights the parallels between the elegies and the riddles in the Exeter Book.

Introduction “The Exeter Book” is the current vernacular designation for Exeter, Cathedral Library, MSsometimes known as the Codex Exoniensis or variants thereof. Its script suggests that the manuscript must have been written in its present form before   CE and possibly as early as a point near the middle of the 10th century.

This comprehensive study of finds from Exeter throws new light on the economy of south-west England and its foreign trade in Roman times. There are extensive type-series of Roman pottery found in 1/5(1). The Exeter Book has been added to your Cart Add to Cart.

Buy Now See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 13 Used from $ 5 New from $ /5(4). An underground centre with interpretation to help visitors understand the remains and tell the story of Roman and Saxon Exeter.

The Anglo Saxon Exeter Book and the Exon Domesday - two. The book that is considered the beginning of English literature is a medieval manuscript known as the Exeter Book. The Exeter Book contains religious and secular poems, placed side by side with riddles written in double entendres that will make you blush.

Here are ten things you should know about the Exeter : Erika Harlitz-Kern. The Exeter Book is a 10 th-century anthology of poetry in Old English and is of major importance to Exeter Cathedral, the Cathedral Library and English literature itself.

Exeter Dean and Chapter Manuscriptusually known as the Exeter Book, was written down by a single scribe – no doubt a monk – in about   Housed in Exeter Cathedral since it was given to the institution by its first bishop, Leofric, in the 11th century, the Exeter Book was written around.

Beneath the bustling streets of Exeter, under its homes and shops, lies a fascinating and bloody Roman past. From AD55 Exeter was known as Isca Dumnoniorum, a. The Exeter Book is the largest surviving volume of Old English literature.

Donated to the Exeter Cathedral library by the Bishop Leofric in the 11th century, the sole surviving manuscript remains, mostly intact, in the library's collection to this day as MS The book is an anthology of poetry and riddles believed to have been compiled between and c.e.

The Diocletianic or Great Persecution was the last and most severe persecution of the Christians in the Roman Empire (Pavao, ). Juliana, The Exeter Book 65vr The Great Persecution. The Great Prosecution, or Diocletian persecution took place in A.D. (Pavao, ). Although persecution of Christians did happen, widespread.

Roman Bath The other day I read a fragment of an 8 th century old-English Saxon poem called ‘The Ruin’. This fragment, which survives from the Exeter Book, is a sort of elegy for the Roman city of Bath. It is incomplete, but very interesting to read, even a little sad.

Exeter was the most south-westerly Roman fortress in England and became the starting point of the Fosse Way Roman road. The Roman presence dates from 55 CE and parts of the two mile wall they built to defend their settlement still survive, though the wall was added to in Saxon times by Alfred the Great and again during the time of the English.

Roman Second Legion reaches Devon and fortresses are established in what will become Exeter, then known as Isca. Second Legion fails to. A visit to Exeter’s Underground Passages includes a 10 minute film presentation, a 25 minute tour underground and an opportunity to explore the exhibition.

About the tours. First tour generally starts half an hour after opening and at regular intervals throughout the day. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your tour is due to start.

Roman Bath The other day I read a fragment of an 8 th century old-English Saxon poem called ‘The Ruin’. This fragment, which survives from the Exeter Book, is a sort of elegy for the Roman city of Bath.

It is incomplete, but very interesting to read, even a little sad. Exeter Book, manuscript volume of Old English religious and secular poetry, of various dates of composition, compiled c and given to Exeter Cathedral by Bishop Leofric (d.

Bibliography. See edition by G. Krapp and E. Dobbie (). See studies by C. Williamson (), J. Roberts (), and J. Anderson (). Neville, Jennifer. “Speaking the Unspeakable: Appetite for Deconstruction in Exeter Book Riddle ” English Studies (): – Print. Dr. Jennifer Neville is a Reader in Anglo-Saxon Literature at the Royal Holloway University of London.

She is currently working on a book focused solely on the riddles of the Exeter Book.) and a riddle from the Exeter Book (Exeter Cathedral MS ) to which the solution is a book. Scraped, Stroked, and Bound: Materially Engaged Readings of Medieval Manuscripts Chapter 2, "Cynewulf and the Exeter Book," focuses on one manuscript collection that includes works by the eighth-century poet Cynewulf.

The Anglo Saxon Exeter Book and the Exon Domesday - two of the Cathedral's greatest treasures - would also be put on display in the centre. Above ground would be a .