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1

anglo saxon period also known as the

dark ages

2

what was the main land during the anglo saxon period

british isles

3

how long did the anglo saxon period last

449-1066

4

who lived on the british isle

britons

5

literature was recorded how

orally

6

roman latin influences came from

monks and Christianity

7

The ______ left but the _____ stayed

romans,
monks

8

briton leader ____ tried to stop invasions

king arthur

9

name one germanic tribe

Angles

10

england was known as

angle-land

11

life spans were

short

12

another word for fate that's not controlled

wyrd

13

build a monastery in canterbury

augustine

14

Scandinavian influences increased ddue to

danish invasions

15

who restored order in england

alfred the great

16

who came with the norman conquests

william the conqueror

17

tone of poems back then

bleak, hostile, fatalistic

18

riddles have

humor

19

consolation of fatalism

fame, glory, reputation

20

commitatus is a big

theme in beowulf

21

where the king will give back to his followers

commitatus

22

a thane is a

king who gives gold/ mead hall

23

the sea give beowulf ____

opprutunity to spread fame to other places

24

oldest published book

exeter

25

two history books

Bede's history and Anglo- Saxon chronicle

26

epic story with ____

muses

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