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Anglo-Saxony

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Transcript of Anglo-Saxony

Three classes
Thanes (Nobles)
Churls (Free Peasants)
Thralls (Slaves)

"He beheld in the hall the heroes in numbers,
A circle of kinsmen sleeping together,
A throng of
thanemen
: then his thoughts were exultant,"
(Anonymous, 20)
Daily Life and Society
Anglo-Saxons were originally illiterate. Oral tradition like Beowulf
Missionaries established schools in the churches, teaching in Latin and English
Most sought apprenticeships in order to learn practical skills
Education
The Anglo-Saxons were originally Pagans
They believed in the Norse gods
Still shows in days of the week, and English festivals
Pope sent missionaries and converted them to Christianity slowly
Beowulf anonymous authors
Religion
Anglo-Saxon Art varied based on religion
Christians preferred manuscript illumination
Pagans preferred geometric designs and patterns
Swords from the video
Anglo-Saxon Art
Germanic immigrants began to arrive after Romans left c. 410 AD
Began to expand in England
Angles and Saxons were major tribes: England named after Angles
Mostly Pagan and illiterate
The Migration
Anglo-Saxons in Beowulf
Works Cited
England
Denmark
Beowulf
Laws and Government
Law came from three sources:
Folklaw and customs were the main source of law and order
Private agreements and laws were binding as well
The king had very limited capacity to make laws
Kings
The king's role was more to enforce and clarify custom's laws rather than impose laws
Kings were originally seen more like chiefs and leaders of the people
Hrothgar
Upon Christianization, kings attached themselves to the church and God to become very high up
Conclusion
Study of Anglo-Saxons and their culture is vital for a good comprehension of Beowulf
Anglo-Saxon influences are still apparent on our culture here in America centuries later
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Disk Brooch. Digital image. The Met. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Nov. 2016.

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