Anglo-Saxon


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Synonyms for Anglo-Saxon

a native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman Conquest

a person of Anglo-Saxon (especially British) descent whose native tongue is English and whose culture is strongly influenced by English culture as in WASP for 'White Anglo-Saxon Protestant'

English prior to about 1100

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Another will be in helping create Anglo-Saxon living history through period costume and skills.
The site will be marked by a stone inscribed: "Here lie the remains of 19 Anglo-Saxon Christians reburied 2016.
Anglo-Saxons loved riddles, both verbal and visual, which run through their poetry and art.
While some of this is well-trodden ground, the final two chapters, particularly the detailed explorations of how Anglo-Saxon feast rituals are adapted to cultures of Middle-earth and how the lady and cup-bearing ritual associated with her are similarly adapted, are quite interesting.
No alternative explanation for the discontinuity of early Anglo-Saxon monastic history is adequate to explain the extent to which the written record has been lost.
Communications specialist company Optimum, which carried out the survey, found that Swansea-born Catherine Zeta Jones uses 3% more Anglo-Saxon words in her interviews than Liz Hurley.
The contributors to this the third volume in a series addressing the image of the cross in the Anglo-Saxon world approach their subject from a heterogeneous range of academic perspectives--from old-fashioned formalistic textualism to New Media theory--but all are united in getting to the crux of the matter in early Christian art.
The intricacies of the documents preserved in the Worcester cartularies are the subject of the book's fourth chapter, which examines the administration and tenurial history of Worcester's estates in the late Anglo-Saxon and early Norman period.
Many of the contributors have chosen to echo the characteristic style of Anglo-Saxon verse by observing the four stresses, three alliterations, and even, though less often, the caesura (pause) found in the usual Old English poetic line.
The largest-ever haul of Anglo-Saxon gold was excavated between July 24 and August 21, 2009.
The discovery of Anglo-Saxon gold in south Staffordshire represents an unparalleled opportunity to celebrate the Mercian Kingdom and to provide a substantial and much-needed economic stimulus to the West Midlands region.
A spokeswoman said: "The Art Fund is delighted to announce that the Staffordshire Hoard, the largest archaeological Anglo-Saxon find ever unearthed, has been saved for the nation.
3 million to keep the largest ever hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold where it was discovered.
Lindisfarne Island just off Great Britan's northeast coast was the site of a turning point in Anglo-Saxon history.
Szarmach, Intertexts: Studies in Anglo-Saxon Culture is an anthology of essays by learned scholars concerning Anglo-Saxon literature and culture.