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A power point presentation on Old English by the students of English dept. at Metropolitan University, Sylhet.
Pulak Barua. Ex Lecturer, Dept. of English Metropolitan University, Sylhet, Bangladesh

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  • 1. English - A Historical Summary
  • 2. Old English Period
  • 3.
    • The languages in England before English:
    • -Stone Age
    • -Bronze Age
    • -Iron Age
  • 4.
    • Stone Age
    • - Paleolithic (Old Stone) Age
    • - Neolithic (New Stone) Age
  • 5.
    • The Romans in Britain
    • The Roman Conquest
    • The Romanization of the island
  • 6.
    • The Latin Language in Britain
  • 7. The Germanic Conquest
    • Jutes Saxons Angles
  • 8. Map of Thanet
  • 9.   Map of Anglo-Saxon England
  • 10.
    • Anglo-Saxon Civilization
    • - Northumbria
    • -Mercia
    • -East Anglia
    • -Kent
    • -Essex
    • -Sussex
    • -Wessex
  • 11.
    • The names “England” and “English”
    • -Saxones
    • -Saxonia
    • -Angli
    • -Anglia
    • -Englisc (English)
    • -Angles (Engle)
    • -Anglecynn
  • 12. The origin and position of English
  • 13.
    • The periods in the history of English
    Old Middle Modern
  • 14.
    • Water
    • Strong
    • The
    • Of
    • A
    • He
    • No
  • 15.
    • The Dialects of Old English
    • -Northumbrian
    • -Mercian
    • -West Saxon
    • -Kentish
  • 16.
    • Characteristics of Old English:
    • - Spelling and pronunciations
    • Example. Scip (Ship), Benc (bench)
    • -
  • 17.
    • - Vocabulary
    • The vocabulary of old English is almost purely Germanic . A large number of words borrowed from French and Latin.
  • 18.
    • Grammar
    Inflectional language Synthetic Analytic
  • 19. Foreign influence on old English literature
    • Latin through Celtic Transmission (Latin Influence of the first period
    • The Earlier Influence of Christianity on the Vocabulary
    • The Scandinavian Invasions of England
  • 20.
    • The contact of English with other languages:
    • The Celtic influence
    • Celtic place-names and Other loanwords
    The Romans Celts The Scan -dinavian English
  • 21.
    • Three Latin influences on old English:
    • - It was a language of a highly regarded civilization
    • - For several hundred years , while the Germanic tribes who later became the English were still occupying their continental homes, they had various relation with the Romans through which they acquired a considerable number of Latin words.
    • - And century and half later still, when Roman missionaries reintroduced Christianity into the island, this new culture influence resulted in a quite extensive Latin elements into the language.
  • 22. Old English Literature
    • Pagan
    • Christianity
  • 23. Great literary works
    • Beowulf
    • Widsith
    • Deor
    • The Wanderer
    • The Seafarer
    • The Ruin
    • The Battle of Brunanburh
    • The Battle of Maldon
  • 24. Beowulf
  • 25.
    • The End