A little light on the Dark Ages

K R Dark Civitas to Kingdom: British Political Continuity 300-800 Leicester University Press 1999

Continuity used to be a dirty word for certain old-style archaeologists, wedded as they were to the concept of “waves” of invaders to the British Isles and keen to stave off latter-day druid mystics and leyline enthusiasts. Now the balance has righted a bit, it is good to see attempts to address the likely dynamics of social, cultural, political and religious change in the post-Roman period. Continue reading “A little light on the Dark Ages”