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Old English

  • Old English: Topic Page
    General name for the range of dialects spoken by Germanic settlers in England between the 5th and 12th centuries AD, also known as Anglo-Saxon. MORE
  • Beowulf: Topic Page
    An anonymous Old English epic poem in alliterative verse, believed to have been composed in the 8th century AD.

Middle English


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