Unformatted text preview: They provided a lot for us including one of my favorite books, Beowulf. The epic of Beowulf takes on one of the themes that most men in the past and the present seek, to be strong, courageous, and to be a hero. Also, the Germanic people provided for us a beautiful art that I think is better than most art. The beauty of it is like most what the older ladies in my church quilt. Eccentric designs of weaving shapes, lines, and colors is what most of the art looks like and is what the quilts look like today. This chapter was pretty cool. Normally when I think about medieval things, I think about swords and knights and beautiful palaces. This chapter let me see it in a whole new light with culture, art, and history. I thought it was a nice change....
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- Spring '10
- Middle Ages, Germanic peoples, Germanic people