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28 terms
Beowulf / Anglo-Saxon Vocabulary
Sinews
Reparations
Derive
Ensure
bands of tissue or tendons that connect muscle and bone
to give satisfaction for a wrong or injury
to reach a conclusion based on logic or reasoning
to confirm or make certain
Sinews
bands of tissue or tendons that connect muscle and bone
Reparations
to give satisfaction for a wrong or injury
20 terms
anglo/beowulf
what is anglo saxon
what were the three major tribes of an…
what is comitatus
earls
term applied to english speaking inhabitants
angles , saxons, and jutes
a bond that existed between a warror king and his thanes
ruling class
what is anglo saxon
term applied to english speaking inhabitants
what were the three major tribes of an…
angles , saxons, and jutes
10 terms
Anglo-Saxon & Beowulf Vocabulary
Caesuras
Kennings
Assonance
Alliteration
rhythmic breaks in the middle of lines, where the reciter cou…
Two-word poetic renaming of people, places, and things, such…
The repetition of vowel sounds in unrhymed, stressed syllable…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds in accented syllables
Caesuras
rhythmic breaks in the middle of lines, where the reciter cou…
Kennings
Two-word poetic renaming of people, places, and things, such…
12 terms
Anglo Saxons and Beowulf Vocabulary
alliteration
Caesura
epic
kenning
repetition of the same beginning consonant sounds in accented
a natural pause in the middle of a line of poetry
a long, narrative poem about the adventures of gods or of a h…
a metaphorical phrase used to replace a concrete noun
alliteration
repetition of the same beginning consonant sounds in accented
Caesura
a natural pause in the middle of a line of poetry
32 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocabulary
caesura
kennings
fervent
admonish
great pause
2 word metaphorical names for familiar things EX whale-road
great feeling
(v.) to caution or advise
caesura
great pause
kennings
2 word metaphorical names for familiar things EX whale-road
23 terms
Anglo Saxon and Beowulf terms
Caesura
Kennings
Alliteration
Elegy
rhythmic breaks in the middle of lines, where the reciter cou…
two word poetic renamings of people, places, and things, such…
the repetition of initial consonant sounds in accented syllab…
a lyric poem mourning the loss of someone or something (elegi…
Caesura
rhythmic breaks in the middle of lines, where the reciter cou…
Kennings
two word poetic renamings of people, places, and things, such…
24 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocab
Caesura
Kennings
Fervent
Admonish
a pause in poetry, dramatic purpose
two word metaphorical names for familiar things
having great feeling
advice, caution
Caesura
a pause in poetry, dramatic purpose
Kennings
two word metaphorical names for familiar things
32 terms
Anglo-Saxton and Beowulf Vocabulary
Caesura
Kennings
Fervent
Admonish
A pause in Anglo-Saxton poetry, used for dramatic purpose
Two-word metaphorical names for familiar things
Having great feelings
Advise, caution
Caesura
A pause in Anglo-Saxton poetry, used for dramatic purpose
Kennings
Two-word metaphorical names for familiar things
15 terms
Beowulf and Anglo-Saxon Vocabulary
affliction
bolted
gorge
infamous
a force that oppresses or causes suffering
to run away or flee nervously
to stuff with food; over indulge
having a notoriously bad reputation
affliction
a force that oppresses or causes suffering
bolted
to run away or flee nervously
26 terms
Anglo Saxon and Beowulf Vocabulary
caesura
kennings
fervent
admonish
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things
having great feelings
advise
caesura
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
kennings
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things
30 terms
The Anglo-Saxons & Beowulf
laments
reparation
solace
vexed
cries of grief
payment to compensate for wrongdoing
peace
highly annoyed
laments
cries of grief
reparation
payment to compensate for wrongdoing
25 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocabulary
caesura
kennings
admonish
rancor
a pause in Aglo-Saxon poetry
Two-word metaphorical names for familiar things ex: dry-sea
Advise, caution
ill-will
caesura
a pause in Aglo-Saxon poetry
kennings
Two-word metaphorical names for familiar things ex: dry-sea
32 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocabulary
caesura
kennings
fervent
admonish
great pause
2 word metaphorical names for familiar things EX whale-road
great feeling
(v.) to caution or advise
caesura
great pause
kennings
2 word metaphorical names for familiar things EX whale-road
30 terms
Anglo-Saxon/Beowulf Review
This ____________was the most revered…
Anglo-Saxons believed in _____ or fate.
Anglo-Saxons held great feasts called…
A ___________ would tell great tales o…
warrior
wyrd
mead halls
scop
This ____________was the most revered…
warrior
Anglo-Saxons believed in _____ or fate.
wyrd
24 terms
Anglo-Saxon Historical (Beowulf)
The English language is part of the __…
__________-______________ were the peo…
The introduction of more than nine hun…
The Norman conquerors of England used…
Indo-European
Anglo-Saxons
flexibility
France
The English language is part of the __…
Indo-European
__________-______________ were the peo…
Anglo-Saxons
25 terms
Anglo-Saxon And Beowulf Vocab
caesure
Rancor
Threshold
Solace
A pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose.
ill-will
an entranceway
comfort,support,relief
caesure
A pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose.
Rancor
ill-will
32 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocab
caesura
kennings
fervent
admonish
pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic pause
2 word metaphorical names for familiar things ex. whale-road…
having great feelings
advise, caution
caesura
pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic pause
kennings
2 word metaphorical names for familiar things ex. whale-road…
32 terms
Beowulf & Anglo-Saxon Poetry
Kennings
Alliteration
Bards
Angles, Saxons, and Jutes
Metaphors formed from 2 otherwise unrelated words
The repetition of consonant sounds for literary effect
In Anglo-Saxon culture, these were singers who would perform…
Three Germanic tribes that, upon the invitation of one foolis…
Kennings
Metaphors formed from 2 otherwise unrelated words
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds for literary effect
26 terms
Beowulf/ Anglo- Saxon/ Hero
scop
Religious influences in Beowulf
scribes
the author of Beowulf
oral poet
Paganism and Christianity
wrote down poetry
unknown
scop
oral poet
Religious influences in Beowulf
Paganism and Christianity
25 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocabulary
caesura
kennings
rancor
boast
great pause
2 word metaphorical names for familiar things EX whale-road
ill - will
excessive pride
caesura
great pause
kennings
2 word metaphorical names for familiar things EX whale-road
25 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocab
Caesura
Kennings
Rancor
Mail
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things
ill-will
armor made of connected metal rings, or loops of chain
Caesura
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
Kennings
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things
44 terms
Anglo-saxon age/ Beowulf
start and end dates
449
1066
order of invasions
449-1066
A/S invasion
Norman invasion/ conquest
Brythons/ celts--->Romans--->Anglosaxons and Juites
start and end dates
449-1066
449
A/S invasion
35 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocabulary
caesura
kennings
fervent
admonish
great pause
2 metaphorical names for familiar things
great feeling
(v.) to caution or advise
caesura
great pause
kennings
2 metaphorical names for familiar things
32 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocab
Caesura
Kennings
Fervent
Admonish
(cease) A pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purp…
Two-word metaphorical names for familiar things.
(fever) adj. Having great feeling
Verb. Advise; caution
Caesura
(cease) A pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purp…
Kennings
Two-word metaphorical names for familiar things.
10 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocabulary
gratuitous
etymology
venerate
truism
freely given or obtained; unearned; uncalled for; without jus…
the source and development of a word; the study of word sourc…
to regard with deep respect, honor, or esteem; to revere
a statement the truth of which is obvious or well-known
gratuitous
freely given or obtained; unearned; uncalled for; without jus…
etymology
the source and development of a word; the study of word sourc…
25 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocab
Caesura
Kennings
Rancor
Mail
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things
ill-will
armor made of connected metal rings, or loops of chain
Caesura
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
Kennings
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things
25 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocab
Caesura
Kennings
Fervent
Admonish
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things
having great feeling
advise; caution
Caesura
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
Kennings
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things
32 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocab
caesura
kennings
fervent
admonish
pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic pause
2 word metaphorical names for familiar things ex. whale-road…
having great feelings
advise, caution
caesura
pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic pause
kennings
2 word metaphorical names for familiar things ex. whale-road…
25 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocab
Caesura
fervent
admonish
rancor
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
having great feeling
advise; caution
ill-will
Caesura
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
fervent
having great feeling
25 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocabulary
Rapture
Fervent
Caesura
Shroud
expression of joy
having great feelings
a pause in Anglo- Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purposes
a funeral blanket
Rapture
expression of joy
Fervent
having great feelings
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocabulary
Caesura
Kennings
Fervent
Admonish
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things i.e., whale-r…
adj. having great feeling, Ex: The child's most fervent wish…
v. advise; caution, Ex: The English teacher admonished her st…
Caesura
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
Kennings
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things i.e., whale-r…
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocabulary
Caesura
Kennings
Fervent
Admonish
A pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
Two-word metaphorical names for familiar things i.e., whale-r…
having great feeling.... Ex: The child's most fervent wish was t…
Advise; caution... Ex: The English teacher admonished her studen…
Caesura
A pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
Kennings
Two-word metaphorical names for familiar things i.e., whale-r…
18 terms
Anglo-Saxon/Beowulf questions
scop
Grendel's arm
Threshold
God
The man who was the storyteller in the Anglo-Saxon communal h…
Beowulf's trophy after the battle with Grendel
The part of Hero's journey when Beowulf crosses the sea
The original Anglo-Saxon's did not believe in __________
scop
The man who was the storyteller in the Anglo-Saxon communal h…
Grendel's arm
Beowulf's trophy after the battle with Grendel
25 terms
anglo-saxon and beowulf
affliction
gables
spoils
scabbard
suffering, illness
triangluar peak of building's side walls
rewards, teasure
a cover
affliction
suffering, illness
gables
triangluar peak of building's side walls
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocabulary
Kennings
fervent
rapture
mail
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things
having great feeling
expression of joy
armor made of connected metal rings, or loops of chain
Kennings
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things
fervent
having great feeling
32 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocab
Caesura
Kennings
Fervent
Admonish
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
Two-word metaphorical names for familiar things i.e., whale-r…
adj. having great feeling, Ex: The Child's most fervent wish…
v. advise; caution, Ex: The English teacher admonished her st…
Caesura
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
Kennings
Two-word metaphorical names for familiar things i.e., whale-r…
25 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocab
Caesura
Kennings
Fervent
Admonish
dramatic pause in poetry
two words combined with a -
having great feeling
advise and caution
Caesura
dramatic pause in poetry
Kennings
two words combined with a -
25 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocabulary
Kennings
Fervent
Admonish
Rancor
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things. i.e: whale-r…
having great feeling
Advise
ill-will
Kennings
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things. i.e: whale-r…
Fervent
having great feeling
25 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocabulary
caesura
kennings
fervent
admonish
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purposes; al…
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things
having great feeling
advise; caution
caesura
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purposes; al…
kennings
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things
25 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocabulary
caesura
kennings
admonish
rancor
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things i.e, whale-ro…
v. advise
n. ill-will
caesura
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
kennings
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things i.e, whale-ro…
32 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocabulary
CAESURA
KENNINGS
FERVENT
ADMONISH
A pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things i.e., whale-r…
Adj. ... having great feeling... Ex: The child's most fervent wish…
v.... advise; caution... Ex: The English teacher admonished her stu…
CAESURA
A pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
KENNINGS
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things i.e., whale-r…
10 terms
Anglo-Saxon & Beowulf Definition
Wergild
Alliteration
Scop
Hyperbole
restitution for murder or expected revenge from the victim's…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
a bard or storyteller
extreme exaggeration
Wergild
restitution for murder or expected revenge from the victim's…
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
36 terms
Anglo Saxon & Beowulf
Why study literature?
didactic
Anglo Saxon date
Where does "England" get its name?
1. Amusement... 2. Approval (culture)... 3. Analysis... 4. Application…
to teach
449-1066 A.D.
"Angle-Land" (Anglo Saxons)
Why study literature?
1. Amusement... 2. Approval (culture)... 3. Analysis... 4. Application…
didactic
to teach
25 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocab
caesura
kennings
fervent
admonish
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things (whale road:…
having great feeling (ex: The child's most fervent wish was t…
advise; caution (ex: The English teacher admonished students…
caesura
a pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for dramatic purpose
kennings
two-word metaphorical names for familiar things (whale road:…
32 terms
Anglo-Saxon and Beowulf Vocabulary Set
Caesure
Kennings
Fervent
Admonish
A pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for for dramatic purpose.
Two-word metaphorical names for familiar things i.e., whale r…
adj. having great feeling, Example: The child's most fervent…
v. advise; caution, Example: The English teacher admonished h…
Caesure
A pause in Anglo-Saxon poetry, used for for dramatic purpose.
Kennings
Two-word metaphorical names for familiar things i.e., whale r…
35 terms
Anglo-Saxon/Beowulf Test
True of False: Beowulf is the oldest k…
What is Beowulf's trophy from his batt…
Who kills Beowulf?
What are the king's fighters called?
True
His arm
the dragon
Thanes
True of False: Beowulf is the oldest k…
True
What is Beowulf's trophy from his batt…
His arm
31 terms
The Anglo-Saxon Period- Beowulf terms
Oral poetry
Scop
Heroic tradition
Elegiac tradition
poems that were usually sung-- not written down. This necessi…
tribal historian-- professional poet
bravery of central hero
mourns the passing of earlier, better times
Oral poetry
poems that were usually sung-- not written down. This necessi…
Scop
tribal historian-- professional poet
15 terms
Beowulf quotes for Anglo-Saxon ideas
"Behavior that's admired/is the path t…
"The fortunes of war favored Hrothgar"
"a great mead-hall/meant to be a wonde…
"Sometimes at pagan shrines they vowed…
fame, reputation, glory
warrior code
fame, reputation, glory
Paganism
"Behavior that's admired/is the path t…
fame, reputation, glory
"The fortunes of war favored Hrothgar"
warrior code
42 terms
Anglo-Saxon/Beowulf Test
who are the Celtic people?
When did the Romans arrive in the Brit…
When did the Romans leave the British…
Who came to the British Isles after th…
The groups of people who originally settled in the British is…
They arrived in 9 BC
They were having trouble at there homeland, so they evacuated…
The Angles and the Saxons came from Germany
who are the Celtic people?
The groups of people who originally settled in the British is…
When did the Romans arrive in the Brit…
They arrived in 9 BC
34 terms
Anglo-Saxon/Beowulf Test
Beowulf
Hrothgar
Grendel
Grendel's Mother
Prince of the Geats. Brave, strong and courageous. Defeats 3…
King of the Danes. Protected by God (Grendel couldn't touch h…
Descendent of Cain. Made of thousands of different evils. Exi…
Descendent of Cain, mother of Grendel. Killed Hrothgar's clos…
Beowulf
Prince of the Geats. Brave, strong and courageous. Defeats 3…
Hrothgar
King of the Danes. Protected by God (Grendel couldn't touch h…
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