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By Joanna Story

The Anglo-Saxon impact at the Carolingian international has lengthy been known via historians of the early medieval interval. Wilhelm Levison, particularly, has drawn consciousness to the significance of the Anglo-Saxon contribution to the cultural and ecclesiastical improvement of Carolingian Francia within the valuable a long time of the 8th century. what's less general is the opposite technique, wherein Francia and Carolingian techniques got here to steer modern Anglo-Saxon tradition. during this ebook Dr tale deals an important contribution to the topic of medieval cultural exchanges, targeting the measure to which Frankish rules and ideas have been followed by way of Anglo-Saxon rulers. moreover, by means of targeting the secular context and ideas of secular govt instead of the extra prevalent ecclesiastical and missionary concentration of Levison's paintings, this ebook bargains a counterweight to the present scholarship, supplying a way more balanced evaluate of the topic. via this reassessment, in response to an in depth research of latest manuscripts - really the Northumbrian resources - Dr tale deals a clean perception into the area of early medieval Europe.

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