Alfred the Great Alfred the Great

Alfred the Great

Asser's Life of King Alfred and Other Contemporary Sources

Asser and Others
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Publisher Description

Asser's Life of King Alfred, written in 893, is a revealing account of one of the greatest of medieval kings. Composed by a monk of St David's in Wales who became Bishop of Sherborne in Alfred's service and worked with him in his efforts to revive religion and learning in his kingdom, this life is among the earliest surviving royal biographies. It is an admiring account of King Alfred's life, written in absorbing detail - chronicling his battles against Viking invaders and his struggle to increase the strength and knowledge of his people, and to unite his people at a time of conflict, uncertainty and war.

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2004
July 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
368
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Books Ltd
SELLER
Penguin Books Limited
SIZE
8
MB

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