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Alfred the Great: Asser's Life of King Alfred and Other Contemporary Sources (Penguin Classics)
Alfred the Great Asser's Life of King Alfred and Other Contemporary Sources - Penguin Classics
Author: Simon Keynes, John Asser
As king of Wessex, he strove to emulate those kings of the past who, in his own words, had 'succeeded both in warfare and in wisdom'. He led the battle against the Viking invaders of England, and presided over the revival of religion and learning among his people: his reputation is a measure of his success.
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ISBN-13: 9780140444094
ISBN-10: 0140444092
Publication Date: 1/3/1984
Pages: 368
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Publisher: Penguin Books
Book Type: Paperback
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