Anglo- Saxons Eva Kaarin, Kertu, Merit
Invasion Who were the Anglo- Saxons? Why did they come? <ul><li>Angle, Saxon and Jute tribes. </li></ul><ul><li>5th and 6t...
Invasion Where did they settle? <ul><li>Most of Britain </li></ul>
What were Anglo- Saxons buildings like? Life Where did the Anglo- Saxons live? <ul><li>In few buildings.  </li></ul><ul><l...
Life Dress <ul><li>Varied from region to region, period. </li></ul>
Life Men and women Knives, spears - hunting, fighting and farming.  Tools - sewing and weaving,
Life Freeman or slave A freeman - land and slaves.  A slave – nothing Richer freemen - 'thanes'.
Life Crime and punishment For minor crimes - a nose or a hand might be cut off.  If a person killed someone they had to pa...
Belifes Early Anglo- Saxons When people died they were either cremated and put in a pottery urn or buried with their belon...
Belifes A king’s burial
Over the two centuries, many Saxons turned to Christianity and hundreds of churches and monasteries were built.   The comi...
Belifes Monasters The monasteries were centres of learning, where monks and nuns devoted themselves to studying the Bible.
Pastimes Fests Feld in the lord's hall Winter months Loyalty Gathering around the fire for a fest roast meats bread, fruit...
Pastimes Entertainment <ul><li>stories about brave warriors and their adventures   </li></ul><ul><li>Beowulf, a heroic pri...
Pastimes Riddles and runes <ul><li>Riddles </li></ul><ul><li>letters called runes </li></ul><ul><li>Magical powers </li></ul>
What happened? Viking invasion <ul><li>Scandinavians-Vikings </li></ul><ul><li>Immigrated to Britain </li></ul><ul><li>Vik...
What happened? Alfred the Great <ul><li>Vikings had conquered all of England except Wessex </li></ul><ul><li>King Alfred o...
What happened? The Norman Conquest <ul><li>end in 1066 </li></ul><ul><li>Duke William </li></ul><ul><li>defeated Harold </...
What happened? Influence <ul><li>six centuries  </li></ul><ul><li>lasting influence on England </li></ul><ul><li>Anglo-Sax...
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Anglo Saxons

  1. 1. Anglo- Saxons Eva Kaarin, Kertu, Merit
  2. 2. Invasion Who were the Anglo- Saxons? Why did they come? <ul><li>Angle, Saxon and Jute tribes. </li></ul><ul><li>5th and 6th centures </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Germany, Denmark, northern Holland </li></ul><ul><li>It was dificult to grow crops. </li></ul><ul><li>Invited to england </li></ul>
  3. 3. Invasion Where did they settle? <ul><li>Most of Britain </li></ul>
  4. 4. What were Anglo- Saxons buildings like? Life Where did the Anglo- Saxons live? <ul><li>In few buildings. </li></ul><ul><li>2-3 families </li></ul><ul><li>Wooden </li></ul><ul><li>Thatched roofs </li></ul><ul><li>In Suffolk buildings around larger hall, 1 room with hearth </li></ul>
  5. 5. Life Dress <ul><li>Varied from region to region, period. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Life Men and women Knives, spears - hunting, fighting and farming. Tools - sewing and weaving,
  7. 7. Life Freeman or slave A freeman - land and slaves. A slave – nothing Richer freemen - 'thanes'.
  8. 8. Life Crime and punishment For minor crimes - a nose or a hand might be cut off. If a person killed someone they had to pay money to the dead person's relatives.
  9. 9. Belifes Early Anglo- Saxons When people died they were either cremated and put in a pottery urn or buried with their belongings.
  10. 10. Belifes A king’s burial
  11. 11. Over the two centuries, many Saxons turned to Christianity and hundreds of churches and monasteries were built. The coming Christianity Belifes
  12. 12. Belifes Monasters The monasteries were centres of learning, where monks and nuns devoted themselves to studying the Bible.
  13. 13. Pastimes Fests Feld in the lord's hall Winter months Loyalty Gathering around the fire for a fest roast meats bread, fruit beer, mead
  14. 14. Pastimes Entertainment <ul><li>stories about brave warriors and their adventures </li></ul><ul><li>Beowulf, a heroic prince who killed several monsters </li></ul><ul><li>8th to 9th centuries </li></ul><ul><li>the songs and poems </li></ul><ul><li>lyre </li></ul>
  15. 15. Pastimes Riddles and runes <ul><li>Riddles </li></ul><ul><li>letters called runes </li></ul><ul><li>Magical powers </li></ul>
  16. 16. What happened? Viking invasion <ul><li>Scandinavians-Vikings </li></ul><ul><li>Immigrated to Britain </li></ul><ul><li>Viking raids </li></ul><ul><li>Massacred </li></ul><ul><li>churches destroyed </li></ul><ul><li>animals and precious objects stolen </li></ul><ul><li>the end of the 870s </li></ul><ul><li>Vikings occupied most of eastern England </li></ul><ul><li>territory- Danelaw. </li></ul>
  17. 17. What happened? Alfred the Great <ul><li>Vikings had conquered all of England except Wessex </li></ul><ul><li>King Alfred of Wessex </li></ul><ul><li>Alfred's descendants </li></ul>
  18. 18. What happened? The Norman Conquest <ul><li>end in 1066 </li></ul><ul><li>Duke William </li></ul><ul><li>defeated Harold </li></ul><ul><li>the Earl of Wessex </li></ul><ul><li>in the Battle of Hastings </li></ul><ul><li>beginning of the Norman period </li></ul><ul><li>English history </li></ul>
  19. 19. What happened? Influence <ul><li>six centuries </li></ul><ul><li>lasting influence on England </li></ul><ul><li>Anglo-Saxon names </li></ul><ul><li>Anglo-Saxon words </li></ul><ul><li>system of law </li></ul>Words used today faether - father sunu - son dohtor - daughter chese - cheese Anglo-Saxon place-names ford - river crossing ham - settlement den - hill ton - farm or village wic - farmstead

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