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BC: the end

FC: the anglo saxon freetime & entertainment

1: July 14th '09 | the Anglo-Saxon freetime &entertain-ment Created BY: Melanie Armstrong historical information www.regia.org | Heather & Jenn

2: sports swimming was a popular sport both to compete and to watch however according to the facts of anglo saxons it seem quite fair to try to drown your opponent. some of the anglo saxons famous heroes even stated " To have compete in some swimming competition whilst wearing their armour"

4: games there where nmany different board games which some of the are still play in today's time such as "backgammon" they also play a huge variety of games that obtain rolling of a dice. there was a game by the name of knuckle bones which was played in the same fashion as "jacks"are today

6: music and verse anglo saxons love making music and telling stories there where many of ancient heroes such as what we know of as be. anglo saxons would travel and go place to place to sing in return of pay. they sung professional music called" gleemen"

8: dancing dancing certainly existed probably generally performed to verse singing and is likely to have taken the form of circle dances. several sources mention warriors performing acrobatic dance often naked.

10: ' { | children's games & toys most of the Anglo Saxon would have spent most of their time work with their parents. and learning skills that they would need later in life many children may have learned to play musical instruments such as bone or reed whistles

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  • Title: Freetime&entertainment
  • this book describe about the entertainment and freetime activities of anglo saxon
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