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

Ramirez, Janina
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ebury Publishing (W H Allen)
Published: February 16, 2023
ISBN: 9780753560327
496 pages
Country of publication: United Kingdom


From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Femina
‘Ramirez blasts a powerful spotlight into the so-called Dark Ages’ – Dan Snow

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 down from the clouds of their heavenly status, Sunday Times bestselling author and renowned Oxford historian Dr Janina Ramirez explores the real lives of the legendary, seminal saints.

This landmark book provides a unique and captivating new lens through which to explore the rich history of the Dark Ages.

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