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Old English (450-1150 A.D.)  and the  Anglo-Saxon Period  (449-1066 A.D.) The Language  and  the Literature
Three Periods  of  English Language Development ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
The Language ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Stone Age ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Paleolithic ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Neolithic ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
The Celts ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Romans in England ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Roman influence ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Germanic Conquest ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Celtic Shut Out ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Anglo-Saxon Civilization ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
“ England” and “English” ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Old English Dialects ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Old English example ,[object Object]
Flexibility and Derivation mod “ heart, mind,  spirit, courage” modig “ spirited, arrogant” modiglic “ magnanimous” gemodod “ disposed, minded”
Modern English  lacks  the  flexibility  of Old English.  The tendency is to borrow/assimilate rather than adapt our own words.
The Literature ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Literary Performance ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Christianity  ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
“ From the fury of the Northmen, O Lord, deliver us.” ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Alfred the Great ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Norman Conquest ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Beowulf ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Beowulf as a record ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Other Old English Literature ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Verse Vs. Prose ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
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