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32 terms
English Literature: Old English
600-1200 (Beowulf)
Earls; Churls
Royalty; loyalty
Immortality
Old English period (Anglo-Saxon)
Anglo-Saxons had two classes: The ___ were the ruling class a…
Anglo-Saxons assumed the value of ___ and ___.
Anglo-Saxons were religious and worshipped many naturalistic…
600-1200 (Beowulf)
Old English period (Anglo-Saxon)
Earls; Churls
Anglo-Saxons had two classes: The ___ were the ruling class a…
32 terms
English Literature: Old English
600-1200 (Beowulf)
Earls; Churls
Royalty; loyalty
Immortality
Old English period (Anglo-Saxon)
Anglo-Saxons had two classes: The ___ were the ruling class a…
Anglo-Saxons assumed the value of ___ and ___.
Anglo-Saxons were religious and worshipped many naturalistic…
600-1200 (Beowulf)
Old English period (Anglo-Saxon)
Earls; Churls
Anglo-Saxons had two classes: The ___ were the ruling class a…
32 terms
English Literature: Old English
600-1200 (Beowulf)
Earls; Churls
Royalty; loyalty
Immortality
Old English period (Anglo-Saxon)
Anglo-Saxons had two classes: The ___ were the ruling class a…
Anglo-Saxons assumed the value of ___ and ___.
Anglo-Saxons were religious and worshipped many naturalistic…
600-1200 (Beowulf)
Old English period (Anglo-Saxon)
Earls; Churls
Anglo-Saxons had two classes: The ___ were the ruling class a…
96 terms
LA-British Literature: Old English Period
Angles, Saxons, (and) Jutes
Scop(s) (SHOPES)
Alliteration
Caesura(s) (si-ZHOOR-uh)
Bloody warfare in northern Europe in the 5th century AD drove…
Old English poetry, including "Beowulf," was originally chant…
This technique used in Old English poetry refers to the repet…
This technique used in Old English poetry is a pause dividing…
Angles, Saxons, (and) Jutes
Bloody warfare in northern Europe in the 5th century AD drove…
Scop(s) (SHOPES)
Old English poetry, including "Beowulf," was originally chant…
32 terms
English Literature: Old English
600-1200 (Beowulf)
Earls; Churls
Royalty; loyalty
Immortality
Old English period (Anglo-Saxon)
Anglo-Saxons had two classes: The ___ were the ruling class a…
Anglo-Saxons assumed the value of ___ and ___.
Anglo-Saxons were religious and worshipped many naturalistic…
600-1200 (Beowulf)
Old English period (Anglo-Saxon)
Earls; Churls
Anglo-Saxons had two classes: The ___ were the ruling class a…
26 terms
Old English Literature
Alliteration
Kenning
Litotes
Fuðorc
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
A compound noun that's used in place of a simpler, one-word n…
A figure of speech wherein understatement is used to emphasiz…
Form of writing; German alphabet
Alliteration
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Kenning
A compound noun that's used in place of a simpler, one-word n…
23 terms
Old and Middle English Literature
What happened in these years? ... (That t…
What happened in this year? ... (That the…
What happened in this year ? ... (That th…
What happened in this year? ... (That the…
Roman invasion and occupation of Britain
Anglo Saxon Conquest; St. Augustine arrives in Kent; beginnin…
St. Augustine arrives in Kent; beginning of Anglo-Saxon conve…
Norman Conquest
What happened in these years? ... (That t…
Roman invasion and occupation of Britain
What happened in this year? ... (That the…
Anglo Saxon Conquest; St. Augustine arrives in Kent; beginnin…
10 terms
Old English Literature
Angles, Saxons, Jutes
Anglo-Land
Anglo-Saxons
Beowulf
Tribes that landed in England in the fifth century AD
The old name of England
Present English literature is based on the language of ...
The longest and the earliest surviving piece of Anglo-Saxon l…
Angles, Saxons, Jutes
Tribes that landed in England in the fifth century AD
Anglo-Land
The old name of England
14 terms
Old English and British Literature
Old English
Middle (Medieval) English
Modern English
Iberians
650 - 1066 A.D.
Approximately 1066 - 1500
Approximately 1500 - present
indigenous tribe
Old English
650 - 1066 A.D.
Middle (Medieval) English
Approximately 1066 - 1500
50 terms
Literature Test old english
variation
periphrastic epithet
to chart the spread of of christianity…
The Ecclesiastical History of the Engl…
different words same structure
expression in a round about more elegant way, example of a ke…
the purpose of of the Ecclesiastical History (Bede)
a work of Bede
variation
different words same structure
periphrastic epithet
expression in a round about more elegant way, example of a ke…
33 terms
Literature Vocab Old English
Wyrcan
Wrought
Overwrought
Hew
To Work
Fashioned/ Created
Over Worked, Worked up; Upset
To chop or cut with an axe (heawan)
Wyrcan
To Work
Wrought
Fashioned/ Created
36 terms
Old English literature notes
Middle ages
Medieval period
England
Middle ages
lasted from 450 to 1485 in England; generally lasted from 500…
had castles, moats, Lords, Ladies, knights
450: Germain tribes invaded England; 1485: first tudor monarc…
period between Rome and the Renaissance
Middle ages
lasted from 450 to 1485 in England; generally lasted from 500…
Medieval period
had castles, moats, Lords, Ladies, knights
16 terms
Old English Literature
Anglo saxon
Beowulf
Beowulf
Beowulf
Old English language
Greatest English poem
Belong to 7th century
The first english epic
Anglo saxon
Old English language
Beowulf
Greatest English poem
29 terms
Old English and Middle English Literature
Beowulf
The Venerable Bede
Heroic epic; oral traditional epic
Medieval Romance
It is an Old English epic poem consisting of 3182 alliterativ…
Was an English monk at the monatery of Saint Peter at Monkwea…
Is a long narrative poem that celebrates a hero's deeds. Surv…
Are stories of adventure, love, heroism, and chivalry. They a…
Beowulf
It is an Old English epic poem consisting of 3182 alliterativ…
The Venerable Bede
Was an English monk at the monatery of Saint Peter at Monkwea…
32 terms
English Literature: Chapter 1 - Old English
600-1200 (Beowulf)
Earls; Churls
Royalty; loyalty
Immortality
Old English period (Anglo-Saxon)
Anglo-Saxons had two classes: The ___ were the ruling class a…
Anglo-Saxons assumed the value of ___ and ___.
Anglo-Saxons were religious and worshipped many naturalistic…
600-1200 (Beowulf)
Old English period (Anglo-Saxon)
Earls; Churls
Anglo-Saxons had two classes: The ___ were the ruling class a…
Old English/Middle English Literature
Beowulf
King Hrothgar
Grendel
Wiglaf
protagonist, Geatist hero who fights the monster Grendel, his…
King of the danes
Demon that kills Hrothgar's Warriors
Helps Beowulf fight the dragon
Beowulf
protagonist, Geatist hero who fights the monster Grendel, his…
King Hrothgar
King of the danes
58 terms
Old English and Medieval Periods (in Literature)
Brythons, Gaels
Brythons
Gaels
Celts
Two groups of Celts from southern Europe that invaded the Bri…
One of the groups from southern Europe that invaded the Briti…
One of the groups from southern Europe that invaded the Briti…
The name from both the Brythons and the Gaels. They were a fa…
Brythons, Gaels
Two groups of Celts from southern Europe that invaded the Bri…
Brythons
One of the groups from southern Europe that invaded the Briti…
123 terms
Chaucer and Literature in Old and Middle English
Angles... Saxons... Jutes
Scop
Gleeman
Sung... No rhyme... Four Stresses per line... A…
The 3 Germanic Tribes who invaded England after Roman withdra…
Poets, composers, and singers among the Anglo-Saxons
A musical entertainer among the Anglo-Saxons who recited the…
Characteristics of Old English poetry
Angles... Saxons... Jutes
The 3 Germanic Tribes who invaded England after Roman withdra…
Scop
Poets, composers, and singers among the Anglo-Saxons
36 terms
British Literature: The Old English Period
old english
1100
the middle ages
the influence of the roman catholic ch…
In 450, Angelo-Saxon conquerors brought what language to Engl…
After what year did the English people begin to speak middle…
What period was a time of "dynamic change"?
The term "dark ages" was given to the period of the middle ag…
old english
In 450, Angelo-Saxon conquerors brought what language to Engl…
1100
After what year did the English people begin to speak middle…
34 terms
British Literature Old English Review
Regular Rhythms
caesuras
kennings
assonance
four strong beats
pauses for breath in the middle of lines
two word poetic rhyming (whale's home)
repeated vowels in unrhymed stressed syllables
Regular Rhythms
four strong beats
caesuras
pauses for breath in the middle of lines
50 terms
Literature quiz old English period
What 3 types of invasions were there?
What years did the old English period…
What two political invasions were there?
Which two Romans politically invaded?
Political, religious, cultural
450-1100
Roman and Germanic
Julius Caesar, Claudius
What 3 types of invasions were there?
Political, religious, cultural
What years did the old English period…
450-1100
31 terms
Early Old English Literature Test
What was Bede's occupation
Why was Bede's called the Venerable
What is the title of the great piece o…
What is life compared to in the "Conve…
Benedictine monk
He was the greatest scholar of his age
Ecclesiastical History of the English People
A bird flying through a banquet hall
What was Bede's occupation
Benedictine monk
Why was Bede's called the Venerable
He was the greatest scholar of his age
17 terms
Old English/Middle English Literature w.s.
Beowulf
The Venerable Bede
Heroic epic (oral tradition epic)
Riddles (old English)
Epic anglo-saxon poem; probably the oldest poem from that per…
A history of England; written by a monk named Caedmon;
Poems spoken by scoops and passed on orally; praised the deed…
Major literary genre in Anglo-Saxon England; most famous were…
Beowulf
Epic anglo-saxon poem; probably the oldest poem from that per…
The Venerable Bede
A history of England; written by a monk named Caedmon;
10 terms
British Literature Unit 1- The Old English Period
Dates
Date of the Norman invasion
Latin
Scandinavian languages
450-1100
1066
associated with the church and international affairs
associated with the common people
Dates
450-1100
Date of the Norman invasion
1066
14 terms
Honors English IV- Old English Literature
What is the biggest epic poem to survi…
When was Beowulf estimated to be writt…
Sir Robert Cotton
Who were the major enemies that Beowul…
Beowulf
~700-~1000
A collector who held major Epic Poems, such as the Battle of…
Grendel, Grendels Mother, and the Dragon
What is the biggest epic poem to survi…
Beowulf
When was Beowulf estimated to be writt…
~700-~1000
10 terms
British literature: Old english and medieval periods
Celts
Anglo-Saxons
Alfred the Great
Norman Conquest
A member of the southern european people, distributed from th…
A member of the Germanic people who conquered Britain into th…
Resisted Danish encroachment and by the time of death had bec…
The time of the Vikings; the overthrow of the government of E…
Celts
A member of the southern european people, distributed from th…
Anglo-Saxons
A member of the Germanic people who conquered Britain into th…
51 terms
Literature-Old English, Renaissance, and Stuart Periods
political
religion
political
religion
Julius Caesar's raids in 55-54 BC
Roman Catholicism dominated England
established political ties with continental Europe
Anglican church
political
Julius Caesar's raids in 55-54 BC
religion
Roman Catholicism dominated England
33 terms
Old Literature
What tribes make up the Anglo-Saxon pe…
When did they leave northern Europe an…
How long did the Anglo-Saxon period la…
What evolved from the Germanic dialect…
The Angles, the Saxons and the Jutes
A.D. 449
449 to 1066 A.D.
The language of Old English
What tribes make up the Anglo-Saxon pe…
The Angles, the Saxons and the Jutes
When did they leave northern Europe an…
A.D. 449
72 terms
Old English test English Literature Sem 2 Final Practice
Battle of Hastings, Discovery of America
1066
William the Conquerer
Latin
Medieval Literature spans 4 1/2 centuries from the ___ __ ___…
Is the date synonymous with the beginning of Medieval Literat…
Who was in charge of the Norman Conquest?
Religious
Battle of Hastings, Discovery of America
Medieval Literature spans 4 1/2 centuries from the ___ __ ___…
1066
Is the date synonymous with the beginning of Medieval Literat…
10 terms
Old English
immutable
erudite
revere
gratuitous
(adj.) never changing; unchangeable; unalterable
(adj.) having or displaying extensive knowledge; learned; sch…
(v.) to regard with deep respect, honor, or esteem; to revere
(adj.) freely given or obtained; unearned; uncalled for; with…
immutable
(adj.) never changing; unchangeable; unalterable
erudite
(adj.) having or displaying extensive knowledge; learned; sch…
20 terms
Old English
quell
belay
dross
timely
put an end to
make fast (rope)
refuse
well timed
quell
put an end to
belay
make fast (rope)
54 terms
HONORS BRITISH LITERATURE OLD ENGLISH TERMS (packet) + additional notes
wyrd
fatalistic outlook
comitatus
revenge
Anglo-Saxon word for fate
no afterlife, death was consequence of life: war, sickness, n…
the Anglo-Saxon heroic code of blood vengeance that required…
2x justice
wyrd
Anglo-Saxon word for fate
fatalistic outlook
no afterlife, death was consequence of life: war, sickness, n…
27 terms
Why Study British Literature? + Old English (Unit 1-A)
Why Study British Literature?
Most important geographical feature?
Different titles
Governmentally
1. Common language... 2. Common heritage... 3. Uncommon influence
Island
Great Britain, England, British Isles, United Kingdom... (UK con…
It is a constitutional monarchy. The Queen is a figurehead, P…
Why Study British Literature?
1. Common language... 2. Common heritage... 3. Uncommon influence
Most important geographical feature?
Island
16 terms
Old English
heall
beag
dælan
bera
hall
ring, treasure
to share out, apportion
bear
heall
hall
beag
ring, treasure
59 terms
Old English
quell
barrow
dearth
bower
to suppress; put an end to; extinguish
a flat, rectangular frame used for carrying a load, especiall…
an inadequate supply; scarcity; lack
a flexible strip of wood or other material, bent by a string…
quell
to suppress; put an end to; extinguish
barrow
a flat, rectangular frame used for carrying a load, especiall…
69 terms
Old Testament History and Literature
Exodus
Etiologies
Hermeneutics
Plenary Verbal Inspiration
The flight of the Israelites from Egyptian captivity; it gave…
Stories from the Bible not based on actual truth, but told to…
Sturdy of how literary texts are interpreted. Theory/science/…
Common belief that God dictated the words of the Bible.
Exodus
The flight of the Israelites from Egyptian captivity; it gave…
Etiologies
Stories from the Bible not based on actual truth, but told to…
120 terms
Old Testament History and Literature
Genesis
Exodus
Leviticus
Numbers
Creation, fall, flood, babel, Abrahamic Covenant, Isaac, Jacob.
Israel's deliverance from Egypt, Mosaic Covenant, God's prese…
Instructions on holy worship and holy living.
Israel's organization and tests of obedience from Sinai to Mo…
Genesis
Creation, fall, flood, babel, Abrahamic Covenant, Isaac, Jacob.
Exodus
Israel's deliverance from Egypt, Mosaic Covenant, God's prese…
257 terms
Old English
cyning
Wið
ac
bāt
king
against
but, however
boat
cyning
king
Wið
against
Old Literature Terms
Characterization
Protagonist
Antagonist
Setting
The manner in which an author develops characters and their p…
The main character of the story.
The person or force opposing the main character.
Where and when the story takes place.
Characterization
The manner in which an author develops characters and their p…
Protagonist
The main character of the story.
72 terms
Old Testament Literature Midterm
Asia Minor
Egypt
Mesopotamia
Canaan
Modern day Turkey; mountainous region; home of the Hittites,…
divided into Upper (south) and Lower (north) regions; ran alo…
Literally means "the place between the rivers" (Euphrates and…
the land bridge between Asia and Africa, Syrian/Palestinian r…
Asia Minor
Modern day Turkey; mountainous region; home of the Hittites,…
Egypt
divided into Upper (south) and Lower (north) regions; ran alo…
57 terms
Old Testament Literature Midterm
ziggurat
patriarch
Caleb/report of the scouts
Aaron
built to "bring people closer to God", higher elevation
male head of the family
most of the scouts complained about the promised land, but Ca…
Moses' brother, high priest, only person allowed to enter Hol…
ziggurat
built to "bring people closer to God", higher elevation
patriarch
male head of the family
39 terms
Old Testament Literature Survey
Book of Nehemiah
Book of Nehemiah
Moab
Nebuchadnezzar... & his Babylonian Military
How he journey to Jerusalem from Persian.
Successfully rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem against considera…
In Ruth, they flee from Bethlehem, their home, because of fam…
In 587 B.C. which military machine took Jerusalem?
Book of Nehemiah
How he journey to Jerusalem from Persian.
Book of Nehemiah
Successfully rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem against considera…
2,000 terms
Old Testament History and Literature
Exodus
Etiologies
Hermeneutics
Plenary Verbal Inspiration
The flight of the Israelites from Egyptian captivity; it gave…
Stories from the Bible not based on actual truth, but told to…
Sturdy of how literary texts are interpreted. Theory/science/…
Common belief that God dictated the words of the Bible.
Exodus
The flight of the Israelites from Egyptian captivity; it gave…
Etiologies
Stories from the Bible not based on actual truth, but told to…
7 terms
Literature-The Old Man and The Sea
Sustenance
Astern
Iridescent
Gelatinous
Nourishment
In a position behind a specific vessel or aircraft
Displaying a play of lustrous colors like those of a rainbow
Having the nature of or resembling jelly, especially in consi…
Sustenance
Nourishment
Astern
In a position behind a specific vessel or aircraft
31 terms
Old English
Shire
Victual
Mantle
Stave
county in England
food
cloak
staff
Shire
county in England
Victual
food
32 terms
Old English
shire
victual
mantle
stave
county
food
cloak
staff
shire
county
victual
food
770 terms
English Literature
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
The repetition of one or more initial consonants in a group o…
abstract
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
Old testament: Wisdom Literature
what are the three wisdom Literatures
2 major kinds of Wisdom Literature
What does practical Wisdom Literature…
What does philosophical Wisdom Literat…
Proverbs... Ecclesiastes... Job
Practical... Philosophical
advice for everyday life
Reflections on the negative part of life and meaning of life
what are the three wisdom Literatures
Proverbs... Ecclesiastes... Job
2 major kinds of Wisdom Literature
Practical... Philosophical
32 terms
Old English
Shire
Victual
Mantle
Stave
county
Food
Cloak
Staff
Shire
county
Victual
Food
9 terms
Old English
Land
Wolf
Flood
Over
Lond
Wulf
Flod
Ofer
Land
Lond
Wolf
Wulf
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