The Private Lives of the Saints: Power, Passion and Politics in Anglo-Saxon England

Skulduggery, power struggles and politics, The Private Lives of the Saints offers an original and fascinating re examination of life in Anglo Saxon England Taking them from their heavenly status to the human level, Oxford art historian and BBC presenter Dr Janina Ramirez explores the real lives of


Beowulf is a major epic of Anglo Saxon literature, probably composed between the first half of the seventh century and the end of the first millennium The poem was inspired by the oral tradition Anglo Saxon and Germanic transcribed a verse epic, recounting the exploits of Beowulf hero who gave his