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1. Origins of the Goths

1. Origins of the Goths  

Nick Groom

in The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777905
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10.1093/actrade/9780199586790.003.0001
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‘Origins of the Goths’ charts the history of the Goths. There have been many theories on the development of the Gothic race, their influence in history, and their religious beliefs. The ... More
2. The ascent to heaven

2. The ascent to heaven  

Nick Groom

in The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777905
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10.1093/actrade/9780199586790.003.0002
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9780199586790
The Goths were a missionary force that emerged from Graeco-Roman civilization. They had effectively caused the death of the classical pagan world. The spiritual crusade of the Goths allowed ... More
5. Liberty Gothic

5. Liberty Gothic  

Nick Groom

in The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777905
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10.1093/actrade/9780199586790.003.0005
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By the mid-17th century, the Goths were still the barbarians (for Catholics, classicists, and royalists). However, there was a growing opinion that saw the Goths as the forerunners of ... More
2. The Seventh Century

2. The Seventh Century  

John Blair

in The Anglo-Saxon Age: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776571
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854032.003.0002
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The early seventh-century saw rapid changes in material culture. During this time there were many political, economic, and cultural changes culminating in the rules of England accepting ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

John Blair

in The Anglo-Saxon Age: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776571
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854032.003.0101
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9780192854032
Britain between the years ad 300 and 700 was on the edge of a fragmenting Roman world. Much of the indigenous population had been under Roman rule with Hadrian's Wall acting as the frontier ... More
The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction

The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction  

Nick Groom

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777905
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199586790.001.0001
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book
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9780199586790
The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction shows that the concept of ‘Gothic’ is wildly diverse. It can refer to ecclesiastical architecture, supernatural fiction, cult horror ... More
The Genevan

The Genevan  

Nicholas Cronk

in Voltaire: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2017
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Feb 2017
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688357.003.0007
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In the mid-1750s, Voltaire’s reputation was high: Montesquieu’s death in 1755 left Voltaire as the undisputed leader of the philosophes and Adam Smith spoke of him as a dominant literary ... More

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