Anglo-Saxon


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Anglo-Saxon

1. a member of any of the West Germanic tribes (Angles, Saxons, and Jutes) that settled in Britain from the 5th century ad and were dominant until the Norman conquest
2. the language of these tribes
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With an object as old and as rare as this one, it is important that we protect it for the UK in order to help us better understand what life, society and culture was like during Anglo-Saxon times.
Chapter Three, "Tolkien Enters the Anglo-Saxon Community Through the Mead-Hall Building," focuses on Tolkien's entry points to the Anglo-Saxon community, primarily language and secondarily the mead hall.
The Anglo-Saxon hoard includes coins from the reigns of kings Ethelred the Unready (978-1013 and 1014-1016) and Canute the Great (1016-1035).
The first chapter is introductory, offering an overview of the study of Anglo-Saxon rural settlement since the late nineteenth century, with Grubenhauser first discovered in the 1920s, then post-hole buildings in the 1950s.
The artefacts, including rare jewellery from the final resting place of the Anglo-Saxon princess, went on display at Kirkleatham Museum at the end of May.
He added: "The Anglo-Saxon pin was another interesting find.
Even Churchill himself did not speak of Anglo-Saxons much.
If the fantastic is necessarily either marvelous or uncanny, then Cross and Cruciform in the Anglo-Saxon World will not bring much joy to the reader, unless she is an avowed and conscientious atheist.
Tinti also makes important observations about the creation, size, and endowment of the late Anglo-Saxon monastic community at Worcester.
Experts think the 1,500 pieces of gold are the spoils of an Anglo-Saxon battle, and TV historian Dan Snow believes the find has the potential to rewrite history books.
Dear Editor, Whilst it was good to read of the intention to take the Anglo-Saxon Hoard on an international roadshow, I do believe that a more strategic approach to the future of the hoard is needed, one that will help to stimulate the West Midlands regional economy and help to bring the world here.
The collection - the largest ever find of Anglo-Saxon gold - was unearthed on Staffordshire farmland by a metal detector enthusiast last year and later valued at pounds 3.