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The Ruthwell Cross And Other Remains Of The Late Hannah Mary Wright With Brief Memoir Of The Author by Hannah Mary Wright

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10577901M
ISBN 100548340951
ISBN 109780548340950

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Ruthwell Cross (Fig. i), the late Baldwin Brown came to the conclusion that this imposing work of the seventh century was erected to symbolize the triumph of the cross.' His interpretation is supported by the Anglo-Saxon verses inscribed on its side in runic characters, a poem of the Dream of the Rood, in which the cross of Christ. The Ruthwell Cross is the most magnificent Anglian cross in Scotland and is an early Christian monument of international importance. It was probably carved some time in the early to mid s at a time when this part of Dumfries and Galloway was under the control of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria. Enough remains, however, to allow full translations. The Cross today still attracts the attention of scholars and tourists alike. Ruthwell Cross - Early History: An exact date for the Cross is not known. As far as can be determined, the story of this Preaching Cross begins in the last quarter of the 7th century. The Ruthwell Cross is one for the few artistic treasures to have survived from the Angles’ conquest and settlement of southern Scotland. The Angles who carved out the Kingdom of Bernicia were pagans, worshipping Gods like Woden, similar to the Odin of Norse mythology.

NY16NW 4 (NY ) Runic Cross (NR) (Site of) OS 6" map () For Ruthwell (parish) Church and interlace-decorated architectural fragment lying at the foot of the cross, see NY16NW An Anglian high cross with runic inscriptions, one of the major monuments of Dark Age Europe, which dates probably from the end of the 7th century.   N. T. Wright has undertaken a tremendous task: to provide guides to all the books of the New Testament, and to include in them his own translation of the entire text. Each short passage is followed by a highly readable discussion, with background information, useful explanations and suggestions, and thoughts as to how the text can be relevant to our lives today.5/5(2). In this new and revised edition of a popular Anvil Press classic, Michael Alexander presents a selection of these ingenious and enigmatic poems--with possible "solutions" given in an appendix--in versions that capture their peculiar, often ribald, suggestiveness and vigor. The riddles survive through the Exeter Book, a manuscript dating back to the year , left to Exeter Cathedral . Some Excerpts from the Letterbooks of Asa Matlack. Introduction. Asa Matlack's letterbooks represent a remarkable historical resource. They contain records of people whose lives did not always get recorded in deeds, wills and other more standard early documents and on occasion give life and character to otherwise unknown or inscrutable persons.

The Ruthwell Cross is as important a figure for religion as it is for literature. It is a sculptured monumental stone cross of the late seventh or early eighth century. Until the midth century it was located near the altar of the church at Ruthwell in Dumfriesshire (a former country of southwest Scotland, which became part of Dumfries and Galloway region in 1). The Wright Book has a great collection of eclectic books online. Hit the "browse" button and you can see them all or put in a specific book title or author. For the really good stuff, put "collectible" in the search box. To cut down on COVID exposure time, we only mail books on Tuesdays and Fridays or other days by special request. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Mary Wright Sewell (/ ˈ s uː əl /; 6 April – 10 June ) was an English poet and children's popular for writing juvenile bestsellers in her day, she is better known today as the mother of Anna Sewell, the author of Black : 6 April , Sutton, Suffolk, United Kingdom.