The Private Lives of the Saints: Power, Passion and Politics in Anglo-Saxon England

Skulduggery, power struggles and politics, The Private Lives of the Saints offers an original and fascinating re examination of life in Anglo Saxon England Taking them from their heavenly status to the human level, Oxford art historian and BBC presenter Dr Janina Ramirez explores the real lives of

Beowulf

Beowulf is a major epic of Anglo Saxon literature, probably composed between the first half of the seventh century and the end of the first millennium The poem was inspired by Germanic and Anglo Saxon oral tradition recounting the exploits of Beowulf, the hero who gave his name to the poem Here, i