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Anglo-Saxon Society Characteristics and Values

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Courage
admired men for outstanding courage,whatever tribe they came from
Loyalty
believed in the importance of loyalty to a leader and to the tribe
Personal Valor
Valued fierce personal valor, which was necessary for survival
Courtesy
Received persons of rank with grave courtesy, whatever their tribe or people.
Generous
Ruler was expected to be generous to those who were loyal
Shortness of Life
Everyone was aware of the shortness of life and of the passing away of all things.
Fate
Everything was thought to be determined by an impersonal, irresistible fate.
Fame
Everyone competed for fame, the only thing that ever lasted
Anglo-Saxon society characteristics and values
-Admired men for outstanding courage,whatever tribe they came from
-Believed in the importance of loyalty to a leader and to the tribe
-Valued fierce personal valor, which was necessary for survival
-Received persons of rank with grave courtesy, whatever their tribe or people.
-Ruler was expected to be generous to those who were loyal
-Everyone was aware of the shortness of life and of the passing away of all things.
-Everything was thought to be determined by an impersonal, irresistible fate.
-Everyone competed for fame, the only thing that ever lasted