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1 The European Home of the Anglo-Saxons

2 Anglo-Saxon England

3 Bayeux Tapestry: Viking Ship

4 Bayeux Tapestry: harold dux reversvs est (Chief Harold is driven back)

5 Bayeux Tapestry: harold rex interfectus est (King Harold gets killed)

6 Bayeux Tapestry: Isti mirant stella (they wonder at the star)

7 Ruthwell Cross

8 Sutton Hoo Ship Burial

9 Sutton Hoo Shield Mount

10 Sutton Hoo Helmet

11 Sutton Hoo Belt Buckle

12 Anglo-Saxon Brooch

13 Anglo-Saxon Coin with King Edwin

14 Anglo-Saxon Coin with King Æthelræd

15 The Anglo-Saxon Futhark (Runic Alphabet)

16 Scandinavian Sinker with Runes

17 10th-century glossary: fish and insects (Latin/English)

18 Anglo-Saxon glossed manuscript (Latin script, Old English gloss (fuisse, werun, were; euangelia, godspellas, gospels)

19 Lindisfarne Gospels - Carpet Page

20 Lindisfarne Gospels: Gospel of St. Matthew (Liber Generationis)

21 The Alfred Jewel ælfred mec heht gewyrhtan (Alfred had me made)

22 Hwæt, we Gardena in geardagum, †eodcyninga, †rym gefrunon, hu ∂a æ†elingas ellen gefremedon. Oft Scyld Scefing scea†ena †reatum, monegum mæg†um, meodosetla ofteah, egsode eorlas. Sy∂∂an ærest wear∂ feasceaft funden, he †æs frofre gebad, weox under wolcnum weor∂myndum †ah, o∂†æt him æghwylc †ara ymbsittendra ofer hronrade hyran scolde, gomban gyldan. ˇæt wæs god cyning! So. The Spear-Danes in days gone by and the kings who ruled them had courage and greatness. We have heard of those princes’ heroic campaigns. There was Shield Sheafson, scourge of many tribes, a wrecker of mead-benches, rampaging among foes. This terror of the hall-troops had come far. A foundling to start with, he would flourish later on as his powers waxed and his worth was proved. In the end each clan on the outlying coasts beyond the whale-road had to yield to him and begin to pay tribute. That was one good king.


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