Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxon Period by 81jnAQ

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                  Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxon Period

Terms or Characters to Know:                Vocabulary to Learn:

   1. Epic Hero                                9. resolute

                                               10. vehemently
   2. Epic
                                               11. infallible

   3. Archetype                                12. furled

                                               13. lavish
   4. Beowulf
                                               14. assail

   5. Grendel                                  15. extolled

                                               16. reparation
   6. Herot
                                               17. solace

   7. Hrothgar                                 18. shroud

                                               19. vexed
   8. Wiglaf
                                               20. reprisal

                                               21. hale

   Celts: tall blonde warriors that had        22. foiled
   settled Britain & believed in spirits.
   Conquered by Rome.
   Anglo-Saxons: Invaded Britain from
   Germany and became dominant.

   Great Britain:
   Celts were invaded by the Romans.
   Angles and Saxons (from Germany)
   and Jutes (from Denmark) invaded
   once Rome retreated because of
   problems closer to home.




Ms. Valdesuso                                Holt’s Elements of Literature: Beowulf

								
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