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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"Bcde, the Bretwaldas and the Origins of the Gens Auglorum." In Ideal and Reality in Frankish and Anglo-Saxon Society: Studies
The final section, 'Conquest', analyses just how the Anglo-Saxons could come to terms with the awkward knowledge that the adventus Saxonum was in itself a barbarian invasion.
"Europe shouldn't lose what the BIS has been providing until now, namely independent, high-quality economic and monetary analysis from a European angle." In his view, the BIS and its various committees such as the CGFS have a reputation for delivering "a second opinion" in a world of analysis dominated by Anglo-Saxon experts.
Chapter three explores a major eighth- and ninth-century "hagiographic archetype," that of Anglo-Saxon warriors who achieved sanctity by rejecting secular power, usually by means of spiritual conversion.
The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Anglo-Saxon England should be compared to another excellent recent publication: Medieval England: An Encyclopedia, edited by Paul E.
From what we knew I decided to try and rebuild the Anglo-Saxon houses on their original sites using the same tools, techniques and materials which were then available.
Higham thus emphasizes the growing ambition of the overking rather than the persistent missionary activity of the Church as the decisive force in the conversion of Anglo-Saxon England.
For each event, a categorization of the person's ethnic origin (as Anglo-Saxon, French, or Other) was made on the basis of information furnished by school division staff and school principals, along with information contained in biographical and historical reference works.
Knappe's fundamental study of the use made in Anglo-Saxon England of classical rhetoric started as a University of Munich doctoral dissertation supervised by Professor H.
The Cult of the Virgin Mary in Anglo-Saxon England is a book which is well described by its title.
Anglo-Saxon theologian, historian, and chronologist, best known today for his Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum ("Ecclesiastical History of the English People"), a source vital to the history of the conversion to Christianity of the Anglo-Saxon tribes.
The simpler, more familiar words are usually from a completely different language, a branch of German called Anglo-Saxon. Anglo-Saxon is the root ancestor of modern English.
Well, in 1980s Anglo-Saxon economics, if it was moving, you cut its taxes; if it was standing still, you deregulated it; and if it was military, you gave it more money.
Water and the Environment in the Anglo Saxon World; Volume III of the Material Culture of Daily Living in the Anglo-Saxon World
The "pay what you want" admission offer will be part of the first anniversary celebrations of Jarrow Hall, Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village and Bede Museum over the weekend of October 21-22.