In this event, a Norman nobleman named ____________ fought the Anglo-Saxons
Battle of Hastings
a Norman nobleman named William the conqueror fought the Anglo-Saxons at the _______
The Bayeux Tapestry.
The Norman Conquest ended the period and is depicted in a famous tapestry called ______
the Angles, the Saxons, and the Jutes.
What were the three major tribes?
What language did the Anglo-Saxons speak
Old English shifted to Middle English when the invaders brought their _____ language and added to the vocabulary and grammar.
poetry and prose
two types of writing that come to us from the A-S:
epics, elegys, riddles
what are the three different types of poetry
Prose consist of writings from ____
Who wrote Beowulf
Originally, this poetry was typically sung in the mead halls by the _____, an Anglo-Saxon poet
the first monster Beowulf defeats is _____
what does beowulf hang from the rafters of the mead hall
she wants revenge, and killed the kings best friend
why does grendel's mother appear
sea hag, water witch, lady monster, she-wolf
names given to grendels mother
After how many years does Beowulf fight another monster
the third monster is a.....
This time, our hero faces the monster with another warrior, named
a fatal wound
Unlike his performance in the other battles, our hero this time receives....
As a sign of their admiration for Beowulf, his tribe erects a _____ in his memory.
What is Beowulf's nationality
Where does most of Beowulf take place?
The example of the second type of poem studied in class is titled _____.
Who wrote Seafarer
Pagan and Christianity
Both Beowulf and The Seafarer contain elements of what two different belief systems
Anglo-Saxon poetry contains common characteristics, including metaphors called
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
Unlike poetry of today, A-S poetry does not ____
Despite the fact that they appeared to be barbaric peoples, they clearly had an appreciation for __________ and produced beautiful and entertaining works of literature that, with the coming of Christianity, could be adapted to teach moral lessons
"fading quickly" of human life
a mournful poem; a lament for the dead
a long, often book-length, narrative in verse form that retells the heroic journey of a single person or a group of persons.
express grief verbally
to tell a story
a formal type of poetry which expresses personal emotions or feelings, typically spoken in the first person
Example of a pagan element
to feel regret
someone who kills his or her parent
overbearing pride or presumption
a person making a humble plea to someone in power or authority.
purging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate evacuation of the bowels