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story of the world vol. 2 ch 2

by susan wise bauer
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bard
trained singer and story teller, keeper of history since stories weren't written down
Celts
lived in Britain before the Romans invaded
Craith
great warrior from Celtic story
Forvor
Giant that Craith had to fight to get his wife
3 celtic warriors
helped Craith, one with extreme hearing, one with extreme speed, one with extreme eyesight
tribes
groups of Celts each following a different king
Vortigern
Celtic tribal leader
Angles and Saxons
Barbarian tribes from across the North Sea
(Germany, Denmark)
North Sea
North of Britain (today: between England and Scotland)
England
comes from the word Angle
Anglo Saxons
people from England, Celts intermarried with Angles and Saxons
Scotland, Ireland, Wales
where the Celts ended up
Great Britain
England, Scotland, Wales
United Kingdom
Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Middle Ages or Dark Ages
called dark because there wasn't much written about what happened in the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms
Beowulf
Anglo Saxon hero, mightiest of men
Hrothgar
king in Beowulf
Grendel
monster in Beowulf
410 AD
the fall of Rome