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The Normans in their histories

propaganda, myth and subversion

by Emily Albu

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Published by Boydell Press in Rochester, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Normandy (France),
  • France.,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Normans -- France.,
    • Normans -- Great Britain.,
    • Civilization, Medieval.,
    • Normandy (France) -- History -- To 1515.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-250) and index.

      StatementEmily Albu.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD148 .A59 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 260 p. :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6790326M
      ISBN 100851156568
      LC Control Number00051948


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From Dudo of Saint-Quentin [late tenth/early eleventh centuries] to the twelfth-century vernacular histories of Wace and Benoit, the Norman historical tradition largely acceded to these expectations: beneath the surface, however, virtually all the histories told a contrary story, condemning the Normans as treacherous to kin and ally as well as to by: The Normans in Their Histories: Propaganda, Myth and Subversion.

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During the 10th century, the raids of the Vikings were penetrating deeper and deeper into Europe and the originally destructive nature of these incursions slowly gave way to : Aleksa Vučković. From Dudo of Saint-Quentin [late tenth/early eleventh centuries] to the twelfth-century vernacular histories of Wace and Benoit, the Norman historical tradition largely acceded to these expectations: beneath the surface, however, virtually all the histories told a contrary story, condemning the Normans as treacherous to kin and ally as well as to foe.4/5(4).

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