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The cross in the life and literature of the Anglo-Saxons

by Stevens, William Oliver

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Published by H. Holt and company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cross and crosses. [from old catalog],
  • English literature,
  • History and criticism

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR203 .S8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination105 p.
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24733686M
    LC Control Number04024583

    Anglo-Saxons came from three powerful nations of Germans (Saxones, Angli and Iutae) to England in A.D. Heroic poetry of surviving Anglo-Saxon literature tells about the Germanic origins of invaders. Ab lines of Anglo-Saxon poetry have survived in four manuscripts-Junius Manuscript (Caedmon manuscript): an illustrated poetic anthology. The Anglo-Saxons from the Migration Period to the Eighth Century: An Ethnographic Perspective (Studies in Historical Archaeoethnology) by John Hines | out of 5 stars 1.

    The Anglo-Saxons were a cultural group who inhabited England from the 5th century. They comprised people from Germanic tribes who migrated to the island from continental Europe, their descendants, and indigenous British groups who adopted many aspects of Anglo-Saxon culture and language. Book Description: Recognizing the dramatic changes in Old English studies over the past generation, this up-to-date anthology gathers twenty-one outstanding contemporary critical writings on the prose and poetry of Anglo-Saxon England, from approximately the seventh through eleventh centuries.

    Old Norse Literature, Old Norse literature Old Norse literature, the literature of the Northmen, or Norsemen, c–c It survives mainly in Icelandic writings, for l Cynewulf, The details of the life of Anglo-Saxon poet Cynewulf (flourished 8th or 9th century) are shrouded in mystery. What is known is that he was one of the.   The Anglo-Saxon World gives a sweeping introduction into the literature of the Anglo-Saxons while providing short commentary that places each work into historical perspective. While the information is unfortunately is not in depth, it is adequate enough for those unfamiliar with the history of the period to see the works in the proper context.5/5(5).


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Cross in the life and literature of the Anglo-Saxons. New York, H. Holt and Co., (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: William Oliver Stevens.

Abstract "A portion of a thesis presented to the philosophical faculty of Yale university in candidacy for the degree of doctor of philosophy."Bibliography: pMode of access: InternetAuthor: William Oliver Stevens. › Default › the Cross in the Life and Literature of the Anglo-Saxons ‹ Back to Default Back to Default.

The best Anglo-Saxon books and poems. What are the finest works of Anglo-Saxon literature. We’ve restricted our choices to works of literature written in Anglo-Saxon or Old English, so that rules out Bede’s Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum, which, as the title suggests, was written in there’s a wealth of great literature written in Old English, as the following pick of.

For the book I used all my own translations of Beowulf from my doctorate. Culture is contained in language, if you study a language you’ll see bits of culture, because the words are different and you see into the lives of the people.

The Anglo-Saxon language touched me very deeply. Some of it is the heroic. Some of it is the melancholy. Everyday life For the Anglo-Saxon was very rough and hard, even for the rich Anglos. The land was a forest and had a lot of wolves. There was about one million people living in England at the time.

Oxford University Press, - Anglo-Saxons - pages 1 Review Crossley-Holland--the widely acclaimed translator of Old English texts--introduces the Anglo-Saxons through their chronicles, laws, letters, charters, and poetry, with many of the greatest surviving poems printed in their entirety.4/5(1).

Throughout the epic poem Beowulf, we can see key essentials of the Anglo-Saxon Culture such as bravery, friendship, generosity, and loyalty. Probably the most important trait to them is loaylty. The Anglo-Saxons governing system was built on the fundamental of Loyalty. It shaped the very tribal culture in which they lived.

ANGLO - SAXON LITERATURE [ ] In the fifth and sixth centuries the Angles, the Saxons and the Jutes, commonly known as the Teutonic tribes, came to the Roman province of Britannia. These tribes men were fierce in battle but enjoyed singing and merry making.

The Anglo-Saxons worshipped pagan Gods like earth, heaven and powers of Size: 44KB. Anglo-Saxons, name given to the Germanic-speaking peoples who settled in England after the decline of Roman rule there. They were first invited by the Celtic King Vortigern, who needed help fighting the Picts and Angles (Lat.

Angli), who are mentioned in Tacitus' Germania, seem to have come from what is now Schleswig in the later decades of the 5th cent. The Dream of the Rood is one of the Christian poems in the corpus of Old English literature and an example of the genre of dream poetry.

Like most Old English poetry, it is written in alliterative verse. Rood is from the Old English word rōd 'pole', or more specifically 'crucifix'.

Preserved in the 10th-century Vercelli Book, the poem may be as old as the 8th-century Ruthwell Cross, and is. The Anglo-Saxon World introduces the Anglo-Saxons in their own words - their chronicles, laws and letters, charters and charms, and above all their magnificent poems.

Most of the greatest surviving poems are printed here in their entirety: the reader will find the whole of Beowulf, The Battle of Maldon, and the haunting elegiac poems. Here is a word picture of a people who came to these 4/5(1).

Old English literature, literature written in Old English c. For a description of this period in the context of the history of English literature, see English literature: The Old English period.

Beowulf is the oldest surviving Germanic epic and the longest Old English poem; it was. I The Anglo-Saxons (pp. ) The story of English literature may be said to begin with the conquest of Britain by Germanic¹ tribes, a conquest which began in the middle of the fifth century and which continued through the succeeding half-dozen generations.

Anglo-Saxon Studies offers the best scholarship on the Anglo-Saxon peoples in the period from the end of Roman Britain to the Norman Conquest, including comparative studies involving adjacent populations and periods; both new research and major re-assessments of central topics are welcomed.Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

History of England: A Captivating Guide to English History, Starting from Antiquity through the Rule of the Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, Normans, and Tudors to the End of World War 2.Here are some facts about the Anglo-Saxons and Christianity.

The early Anglo-Saxons were pagans and believed in many different gods, as well as being superstitious. Magic rhymes, stones or potions were thought to protect people from sickness and evil spirits.

Anglo-Saxon Britain became Christian around the end of the 6th century. The new beliefs originated [ ].