The treasure found in England that's believed to have been Beowulf's.
Who were the Danes?
William the Duke of Normandy
In 1066, who defeated England, thereby bringing an end to the war between the Anglo-Saxons and the Danes?
Who were the original Britons?
King Alfred the Great
Who wrote the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle?
What was the name of the work that described the history of England, was instituted by a king, and helped Old English gain respect
Roads and architecture
After the Romans left England to return home, Britain was left with...
Britain became culturally linked to Europe
An important effect of Christianity's spread throughout Britain was that...
Close allegiances between leaders and their followers
Anglo-Saxon life was dominated by...
Ethics and earthly values
The old Anglo-Saxon religion primarily encouraged...
Jutes, Angles, Saxons
The three Germanic tribes
What Germanic language is now extinct: East, North, or West?
From what Germanaic dialect is the English language from?
Old, Middle, Modern and Present Day
Into what four categories is the English language divided into?
The Anglo-Saxon period spanned between what years?
The Dark Ages
The Anglo-Saxon period had another name. What is it?
Who was a famous Celt? He's believed to have been a real person and is associated with the round table... :)
What people were known for being artisans, especially in metalwork?
1) Heroic ideals and a set of traditional heroes
2) Old English language
What three things did the Germanaic tribes bring when they took over England?
King Alfred the Great
Who united the three Germanaic tribes?
To what people did Beowulf belong to?
Center of Christ
Because one source of the Christianity was from the North, Ireland was known as the...
Who was the first bishop of Canterbury, and brought Christianity to England from the South?
Who was the first English religious poet?
Bede the Venerable
Who was the most oustanding writer of the times, and who wrote about Caedmon?
Who was regarded as the greatest ecclesiastical authority until the Reformation?
Who is the "Father of English History" and was also a child prodigy?
Who wrtoe the Ecclesiastical History of the English Church and People?
Who began translating the Gospel of St. John into Latin?
The Norman Conquest
What marked the end of the Anglo-Saxon period?
Melancholy, stern, heroic traditions, elegiac traditions, fatalism
Some characteristics of Old English literature
Poetry was not written so was recited by ____.
Beowulf's name means ___.
Who wrote Beowulf?
What is the oldest surviving epic poem in any modern European language?
Long story narrating hero's adventures
One central heroic character
Set in distant past
Mood is noble, religious, dignified and sublime
Good versus evil
Some characteristics of an Epic Poem
What setting does Beowulf take place in?
About when was Beowulf written?
Who is the foil to Beowulf?