Presentation on theme: "Anglo-Saxon Times Beowulf. Anglo-Saxon Culture To be a hero was to be a warrior. A hero had to be strong, intelligent, and courageous. Warriors had to."— Presentation transcript:
Anglo-Saxon Culture To be a hero was to be a warrior. A hero had to be strong, intelligent, and courageous. Warriors had to be willing to face any odds, and fight to the death for their people. The Anglo-Saxon hero was humble and kind. Strength and physical appearance are essential to the Anglo-Saxon warrior.
Anglo-Saxon Culture Strength and physical appearance are essential to the Anglo-Saxon warrior.
What cloths did Anglo-Saxons Wear? People wore clothes made from woollen cloth or animal skins. Men wore tunics, with tight trousers or leggings, wrapped around with strips of cloth or leather. Women wore long dresses. Women spun the wool from sheep and goats to make thread.
Setting setting, in literature, the location and time frame in which the action of a narrative takes place.
Setting for Beowulf Time: 8th century Places: Denmark and Geatland (Southwestern Sweden
What jobs did people do? Men, women and children helped on the farm. Men cut down trees to clear land for ploughing and sowing crops. Farmers used oxen to pull ploughs up and down long strip-fields. Children with dogs herded cattle and sheep. Some people had special skills. The smith made iron tools, knives and swords. Woodworkers made wooden bowls, furniture, carts and wheels. Potters made pottery from clay. The shoemaker made leather shoes. Jewellers made metal brooches, beads and gold ornaments for rich people.