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International Archaeological Reports since 1974

Charlemagne’s Months and their Bavarian Labors

The politics of seasons in the Carolingian Empire

£25.00
Author:
Carl I. Hammer
Publication Year:
1997
Language:
English
Paperback:
92pp. Includes 7 plates (one in colour)
ISBN 10:
0860548651
ISBN:
9780860548652
BAR number:
S676
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Description

BOOK DESCRIPTION
A fresh look at the two early-ninth-century illustrations of the ‘Labours of the Months’ produced in the area of Salzburg. The author disputes the accepted opinion that the ‘Labours’ depict contemporary rural life and argues for a rather more complex interpretation.