Introduction to Old English.pdf

Introduction to Old English PDF

Introduction to Old English is a leading text designed to help students engage with Old English literature for the first time. The new third edition builds on the success of previous editions and includes numerous chapter updates, as well as expanded coverage of Old English manuscripts, runes, and other inscriptions. The books rich pedagogy includes basic grammar reviews at the beginning of each major chapter, covering the basics of Old English. Other features include minitexts for practice in reading the language, and a detailed introduction to meter and poetic style to ease the transition from prose to poetry. Additions to the anthology for this new edition include King Alfreds Preface to Pope Gregory the Firsts sixth-century Pastoral Care, selections from the Old English Riddles, and the epic fragments The Battle of Finnesburh and Waldere. The third edition of Introduction to Old English confirms its reputation as an essential text for all students encountering the language for the first time.



ISBN 9780470659847
AUTOR Peter S. Baker
DATEINAME Introduction to Old English.pdf

Introduction to Old English. The Anglo-Saxons formed the basis of English culture , religion, and language and ruled England for 600 years. The term Anglo-Saxon  ... Old English is a Germanic language: that is, it belongs to a group of related ... was introduced by Roman missionaries towards the end of the sixth century, and is ... Results 1 - 30 of 66 ... Introduction to Old English by Baker, Peter S. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at