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Anglo Saxon Culture

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S: Anglo saxon project

BC: The End

FC: Anglo-Saxon Culture

1: Anglo-Saxon Clulture A book By Karen Self 4th period Ms. Sumner

2: Culture is not just what the Anglo-Saxons did or what they were remembered for, It was who they were.

3: The different types of anglo-saxon literature include: epic poetry, hagiography, sermons and manuscripts. The best known epicpoem is Beowulf which is still read today

4: They didnt have a designateed rule book or law book for crimes. If you stole or commited any small crimes they chopped off your hands and noses for punishment. An outlaw could be killed by anyone with no hope of retribution.

5: If you killed a man you had to pay an amount of money depending on thevictims social status. The payment was called wergold.

6: Criminal offenses included murder, theft, wounding, and treason. People were very rarely put in prison, they mostly suffered capital punishment or sent into slavery.

8: Art Art included different types: metalwork, jewerlry, vases ivory, stone carvings and enamel are still dound today | Coins are most popular when remembering the anglo-saxon culture. It was some of their best art.

9: Coins are the most popular part of the anglo-saxons art. They are remembered and also the most in quantity found today.

10: Early Anglo-Saxons buildings were constructed using timber with thatch for roofing. In each town their was a main hall in the center of every town. | All surviving churches were built of stone or brick, all except for one that was made of timber.

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