The Battle of Brunanburh, which has been called by many the birthplace ofEnglishness, is one of the most important conflicts in the history of the West. Yet it is also one of the least understood: for centuries, scholars have been vexed by some of the most vital questions about Brunanburh, including its location.The Battle of Brunanburh: A Casebook is the most comprehensive collection of historical and literary primary sources devoted to this important event. This book sheds new light on a pivotal moment in British history that has been little understood until now—and identifies the long-lost battle site.
- Paperback: 464 pages
- Publisher: University of Exeter Press; Mul edition (June 15, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0859898636
- ISBN-13: 978-0859898638