Constructing salvation: a homiletic and penitential context for late Anglo-Saxon burial practice

Victoria Thompson

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Abstract

A survey and interpretation of late Anglo-Saxon burial read through the lens of contemporary homiletic, poetic, liturgical and hagiographic texts.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBurial in Early Medieval England and Wales
EditorsAndrew Reynolds, Sam Lucy
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherSociety for Medieval Archaeology
Pages229-241
Number of pages13
Volume17
ISBN (Print)1902653653
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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Keywords

  • Burial
  • Charcoal
  • Ash
  • Penance
  • Homily

Cite this

Thompson, V. (2002). Constructing salvation: a homiletic and penitential context for late Anglo-Saxon burial practice. In A. Reynolds, & S. Lucy (Eds.), Burial in Early Medieval England and Wales (Vol. 17, pp. 229-241). London: Society for Medieval Archaeology.