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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Cowmeadow as Alfred, Konig der Angelsachsen, oder der patriotische Konig, and Josef Hayden wrote choruses sung at a performance of this version in 1796.
The possibility that AEthelberht's code might be modeled after Latin sources is first mentioned in Felix Liebermann's monumental Gesetze der Angelsachsen. Liebermann dwells primarily on the account of the promulgation of the code by Bede and possible ambiguities in the Latin, concluding that Bede's assertion that the code was composed "iuxta exempla Romanorum" means only that it was written down, not that it was formed after one or several Merovingian codes.
Grein, Dichtungen der Angelsachsen stabreimend ubersetzt, II (Gottingen, 1859), 66.
Liebermann ed., Die Gesetze der Angelsachsen (Halle: Max Niemeyer, 1903), 1:3f., 56f.
die niederdeutsche [sprache] wurde zersplittert, man kann annehmen, dass ihr edelster theil mit den Angelsachsen auszog, aus dem schoss der angelsachsischen sprache aber erhob sich, mit starker einmischung des romanischen elements, verjungt und machtig die englische sprache.
Bouterwek, Caedmons des Angelsachsen biblische Dichtungen (Gutersloh, 1854), pp.
Bouterwek Caedmons des Angelsachsen biblische Dichtungen (Gutersloh, 1854), pp.