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Author Alexander, Caroline, 1956-

Title Lost gold of the Dark Ages : war, treasure, and the mystery of the Saxons / Caroline Alexander ; principal photography by Robert Clark.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, 2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    941.01 ALE    Available
Description 239 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-234) and index.
Contents The coming of the Saxons -- Killing weapons -- The battle for the soul -- The language of middle earth -- Gold in the ground -- The last battle.
Summary Presents a history of England from the departure of Roman forces in 450 A. D. to the Norman invasion of 1066, focusing on the gold and silver artifacts of the Staffordshire Hoard found in 2009 to highlight the events and art of the period.
Subject Anglo-Saxons -- England -- Staffordshire.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- England -- Staffordshire.
Staffordshire (England) -- Antiquities.
Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.
England -- Civilization -- To 1066.
Added Author National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN 9781426208140 (hbk.)
1426208146 (hbk.)

 
    
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