L. Brady et P. Wadden (éd.), Origin Legends in Early Medieval Western Europe

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Lindy Brady et Patrick Wadden (éd.), Origin Legends in Early Medieval Western Europe, Leyde, 2022.

Éditeur : Brill
Collection : Reading Medieval Sources, 6
xii-474 pages
ISBN : 978-90-04-40036-8
198 €

This book will be of interest to undergraduate and postgraduate students and scholars in the fields of early medieval European history and historical writings, and myths and legends of origin.

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Origin Legends of Visigothic Spain in Isidore of Seville's Writings
Chapter 3 Origin Legends in Ireland and Celtic Britain
Chapter 4 Origin Legends in Italy in the Early Middle Ages
Chapter 5 Origin Stories in the Viking Diaspora—Norway, Iceland, Orkney
Chapter 6 The Origin Legend of the Goths in the Getica by Jordanes
Chapter 7 The Early History of Frankish Origin Legends, c.500–800 C.E.
Chapter 8 The Legend of Trojan Origins in the Later Middle Ages: Texts and Tapestries
Chapter 9 Fallen Angels and the Island Paradise
Chapter 10 The New Israel Motif in Early Medieval Origin Legends
Chapter 11 Out-of-Scandinavia: New Perspectives on Barbarian Identity
Chapter 12 Oral Tradition and Origin Legends
Chapter 13 Origin Legends and Objects
Chapter 14 Historiography and the Invention of British Identity: Troy as an Origin Legend in Medieval Britain and Ireland
Chapter 15 Origin Legends and Genealogy
Chapter 16 Myths of the Eastern Origins of the Franks: Fictions or a Kind of Truth?
Chapter 17 Origines gentium and the Long Shadow of Rome
Chapter 18 Myth, Memory, and the Early History of the Diocese of Tours in Gregory's Decem libri historiarum
Chapter 19 Conclusion



Source : Brill