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Beginning Old English

Hill, Joyce Prof.

Beginning Old English

materials for a one-year course

by Hill, Joyce Prof.

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Published by School of English, University of Leeds in Leeds, [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Grammar.,
  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoyce Hill, A. R. Taylor, R. L. Thomson.
    GenreGlossaries, vocabularies, etc.
    SeriesLeeds studies in English, Leeds studies in English
    ContributionsTaylor, A. R., Thomson, R. L.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 130 p. ;
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16442458M

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    Buy Beginning Old English by Hough, Dr Carole, Corbett, Professor John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). Chapter 1: A Brief History of Old English. When the Anglo-Saxons first came to England from northern Germany (Saxony) in the fifth and sixth centuries, they brought their language with them. It is a Germanic language and has some fundamental similarities to Modern German.

    2, English Phrases and Sayings - each one explained. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. A bunch of fives. A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. A change is as good as a rest. A countenance more in sorrow than in anger. A Daniel come to judgement. A diamond in the rough. A diamond is forever. A different kettle of fish. A. Old English literature flowered remarkably quickly after Augustine’s arrival. This was especially notable in the north-eastern kingdom of Northumbria, which provided England with its first great poet (Caedmon in the 7th Century), its first great historian (the Venerable Bede in the 7th-8th Century) and its first great scholar (Alcuin of York in the 8th Century), although the latter two wrote.


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Unlike other textbooks on the subject, Beginning Old English focuses on the explanation and demonstration of how the language works, using accessible illustrations from simplified Old English texts and showing how many features of present-day English have their roots in Author: Carole Hough, John Corbett.

This is a simple introduction to Old English for students with little linguistic knowledge. Unlike other textbooks,Beginning Old Englishfocuses on the explanation of how the language works, using accessible illustrations from Old English texts and showing how features of present-day English have their roots in this stage of the language.

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The Cambridge Old English Reader - by Richard Marsden April from Beginning Old English Richard Marsden, University of Nottingham; Publisher: Cambridge University Press one hundred riddles copied out in the early eleventh century in an Anglo-Saxon anthology of verse known as the Exeter Book (see p.

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