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Anglo-Saxon Religion

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FC: Anglo-Saxon Religion

1: Anglo-Saxon Religion Created by: Sarah Jimison 2010

2: -Pagans believed in the worship of many gods. -The gods and goddesses were a part of and "ruled most everything'

3: Main gods Tiw Wodin | Thor Friya

4: The act of burying their royals with their assets showed their belief in afterlife.

5: Supposedly female slaves would be sacrificed on the death of a male owner in order to accompany him to the next world

6: The Anglo-Saxons moved toward Christianity in 597 AD. The change was influenced by Celtic Christianity from the north-west and by the Roman Catholic Church from the south-east.

7: The first Archbishop of Canterbury, Agustine baptized the first Christian Anglo-Saxon king, Ethelberht of Kent in 601 AD

8: The church was a very important force in society; the only truly national entity tying together the different Anglo-Saxon kingdoms

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