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The middle ages- The old English period (428-1066) (20h 22min, oct 2, 428 y – 6h 30min, jul 20, 1066 y)

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• The old English period (428-1066)
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Before old English was introduced England was under the rule of Roman Empire. Latin was the language of power and various Celtic languages were spoken among common people.
Old English: Anglo- Saxon
• Old English = west Germanic dialect
• Around year 450 new invaders arrive in the Celtic England. Germanic tribes angels, Saxons and jutes. All speaking various Germanic dialect.
• Viking/old Norse impact
• Core vocabulary, town names etc.

Beowulf
The oldest epic written in old English dated between 8th-11th century. In more than 3,000 lines, it tells the fictitious story of the hero Beowulf from southern Sweden who fights monsters and dragons

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The middle ages - The old English period (428-1066)

Date:

20h 22min, oct 2, 428 y
6h 30min, jul 20, 1066 y
~ 638 years
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