Easter in Early England
with Dr Sam Newton
at Tranmer House, Sutton Hoo (map)
|10.00||Coffee on arrival|
|10.15||The Old English Calendar|
|11.30||The Old English Eastertide|
|14:00||The Cult of the Cross|
|15:15||The Dream of the Rood|
Sam Newton was awarded his Ph.D at the University of East Anglia in 1991 and published his first book, The Origins of Beowulf and the pre-Viking Kingdom of East Anglia, in 1993, which has been reprinted three times since. He has lectured widely around the country as a free-lance scholar and has also contributed to many television and radio programmes. His latest book, The Reckoning of King Rædwald, was published in 2003. He is currently a Director of Wuffing Education, NADFAS lecturer, and Time Team historian.
Alexander, M., The Earliest English Poems (Penguin 1966)
Alexander, M., Old English Literature (Macmillan 1983)
Anderson, E.R., “The Seasons of the Year in Old English”, Anglo-Saxon England 26 (1997), pp.321-263.
Hutton, R., The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain (Oxford 1996).
Mayr-Harting. H., The Coming of Christianity to Anglo-Saxon England (London 1972)
Mitchell, B., An Invitation to Old English and Anglo-Saxon England (Blackwell 1994).
Mitchell, B., & F.Robinson, A Guide to Old English (Blackwell 1986-2001)
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