Late Antique and Early Medieval Inscriptions

Publications

Sole Publications

M.A. Handley, “The early medieval inscriptions of western Britain: function and sociology”, in J. Hill and M. Swan (eds.), The Community, the Family and the Saint. Patterns of Power in early medieval Europe (Turnhout, 1998), pp. 339-361.

M.A. Handley, "Review: M. Grant, From Rome to Byzantium. The Fifth Century AD (London, 1998)", Bryn Mawr Classical Review. Available online.

M.A. Handley, “Tiempo e identidad: datación de la Era en las inscripciones de la España tardoromana y visigoda”, Iberia: Revista de antigüedad 2 (1999), 191-202. Available on-line.

M.A. Handley, “The British Isles and the Mediterranean World: Contact and Exchange AD 400-700”, in G. Evans, B. Martin and J. Wooding (eds.), Origins and Revivals. Proceedings of the First Australian Celtic Studies Congress (Sydney, 2000), pp. 158-185. [Please note that this is actually the unrevised version of a paper given as an undergraduate in 1992].

M.A. Handley, "Review: C. Thomas, Christian Celts: Messages and Images (Stroud, 1998)", Britannia 31 (2000), pp. 463-464.

M.A. Handley, “Inscribing time and identity in the Kingdom of Burgundy”, in G. Greatrex and S. Mitchell (eds.), Ethnicity and Culture in Late Antiquity (Cardiff and London, 2000), pp. 83-102.

M.A. Handley, “This stone shall be a witness (Joshua 24.27)”: Jews, Christians and inscriptions in early mediaeval Gaul”, in S.E. Porter and B.W. Pearson (eds.), Jewish-Christian Relations through the Centuries (Sheffield, 2000), pp. 239-254. Google books link.The Inscriptions of Early Medieval Brittany (Celtic studies publications)

M.A. Handley, “The epigraphic habit in early medieval Brittany. La pratique épigraphique en Bretagne du Haut Moyen Âge”, in W. Davies, J. Graham-Campbell, M.A. Handley, P. Kershaw, J. Koch and K. Lockyear (eds.), The Inscriptions of Early Medieval Brittany. Les inscriptions de la Bretagne du Haut Moyen Âge (Aberystwyth and Oakville, 2000), pp. 88-101.

M.A. Handley, “The Palaeography of the Inscriptions. La paléographie des inscriptions”, in W. Davies, J. Graham-Campbell, M.A. Handley, P. Kershaw, J. Koch and K. Lockyear (eds.), The Inscriptions of Early Medieval Brittany. Les inscriptions de la Bretagne du Haut Moyen Âge (Aberystwyth and Oakville, 2000), pp. 48-69.

M.A. Handley, “Isidore of Seville and 'Hisperic Latin' in early Medieval Wales: the epigraphic culture of Llanllyr and Llanddewi-brefi”, in J. Higgitt and K. Forsyth (eds.), Roman, Runes and Ogham. Medieval Inscriptions in the Insular World and on the Continent (Donington, 2001), pp. 26-36.

M.A. Handley, “The origins of Christian commemoration in late antique Britain”, Early Medieval Europe 10 (2001), pp. 177-199.

M.A. Handley, “Epitaphs, Models and Texts: A Carolingian collection of late antique inscriptions from Burgundy”, in A. Cooley (ed.), The Afterlife of Inscriptions (London, 2001), pp. 47-56. 

M.A. Handley, “Beyond hagiography: epigraphic commemoration and the cult of saints in late antique Trier”, in R.W. Mathisen and D. Shanzer (eds.), Society and Culture in Late Antique Gaul: Revisiting the Sources (London, 2001), pp. 187-200.

M.A. Handley, Death, Society and Culture. Inscriptions and Epitaphs in Gaul and Spain, AD 300-750, BAR International Series 1135 (Oxford, 2003). Reviewed by Michael Kulikowski, Ancient West and East, and Rivista di Archeologia Cristiana. 

M.A. Handley, “Late Antique and Early Medieval North Africa, AD 300-750: A hand-list of translated texts”, Nottingham Medieval Studies 48 (2004), pp. 198-235.

M.A. Handley, “Disputing the End of African Christianity”, in A. Merrills (ed.), Vandals, Romans and Berbers. New perspectives on Late Antique North Africa (London, 2004), pp. 291-310. Google books link.

M.A. Handley, “Late Antique and Early Medieval Spain, AD 300-711: A hand-list of translated texts”, Nottingham Medieval Studies 49 (2005), pp. 190-228.

M.A. Handley, “A Supplement to Late Antique and Early Medieval North Africa, AD 300-750: A hand-list of translated texts”, Nottingham Medieval Studies 49 (2005), pp. 229-232.

M.A. Handley, “One hundred and fifty-two addenda to PLRE from Gaul, Spain and Britain”, Historia 54 (2005), pp. 93-105.

M.A. Handley, “Two Hundred and Seventy-Four Addenda and Corrigenda to the Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire from the Latin-speaking Balkans”, Journal of Late Antiquity 3.1 (2010), pp. 113-157. Link.

M.A. Handley, Dying on Foreign Shores. Travel and Mobility in the Late-Antique West, Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplementary Series Vol. 86 (Portsmouth Rhode Island, 2011). Link to contents page. Reviewed at BMCR, Plekos, Medieval Archaeology, Journal of Late Antiquity, and American Journal of Archaeology.

M.A Handley, “Notes on Late Antique and Early Medieval Inscriptions I: 76 addenda to PLRE from ICI”, at http://handley-inscriptions.webs.com/notesoninscriptions.htm, first published 21 December 2011. Now revised on 10 April 2013.

M.A. Handley, “Saxons, Britons and Scots: pilgrims, travellers and exiles on the Continent”, in L. Webster and A. Reynolds (eds.), Early Medieval Art and Archaeology in the Northern World. Studies in Honour of James Graham-Campbell (Leiden, 2013), pp. 743-778.

M.A. Handley, “Notes on Late Antique and Early Medieval Inscriptions II: Using ogham to write Latin and British in 5th and 6th-century western Britain?”, at http://handley-inscriptions.webs.com/notesoninscriptions.htm, first published 10 May 2013.

M.A. Handley, "Hard evidence for Late Antique Salona. Review of N. Gauthier, E. Marin, F. Prévot et al. Salona IV. Inscriptions de Salone Chrétienne", Journal of Roman Archaeology 27.2 (2014), pp. 955-959.

Forthcoming

M.A. Handley, “Scratching at devotion: graffiti, pilgrimage and liturgy in the Late Antique and Early Medieval West”, in C. Machado and C. Witschel (eds.), The Epigraphic Cultures of Late Antiquity (Stuttgart, Forthcoming in 2016).

M.A. Handley, "Inscriptions, Roman and post-Roman", Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity (Oxford, Forthcoming).

M.A. Handley, "Ogham", Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity (Oxford, Forthcoming).

M.A. Handley, "Merovingian epigraphy and the epigraphy of the Merovingian World", in I. Moreira and B. Effros (eds.), Oxford Handbook of the Merovingian World (Oxford, Forthcoming).

Joint Publications

M. Fulford, A. Clarke, and M.A. Handley, “An Early Date for Ogham. The Silchester Ogham stone rehabilitated”, Medieval Archaeology 44 (2000), 1-23. Available on-line.

W. Davies, J. Graham Campbell, M.A. Handley, P. Kershaw, K. Lockyear, and K. Forsyth, The Celtic Inscribed Stones Project. A Database of all monumental  non-Runic inscriptions from the Celtic Speaking Countries, AD 400-1100, First Release (London, 2000). Available on-line.

W. Davies, J. Graham-Campbell, M.A. Handley, P. Kershaw, J. Koch and K. Lockyear (eds.), The Inscriptions of Early Medieval Brittany. Les inscriptions de la Bretagne du Haut Moyen Âge (Aberystwyth and Oakville, 2000).