{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

About Anglo - 3 What two major groups lived on the island a...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
About Anglo-Saxon Culture / History 1. What were some of the major gods / goddess of the Anglo-Saxons, and what did they have control over? (Also, what day of the week did we name after them?) a. Tiu – god of war (Tuesday) b. Woden – king of the gods (Wednesday) c. Thor – god of thunder and sky (Thursday) d. Friea – goddess of home / harvest and hearth (Friday) e. Wyrd – goddess of fate (pronounced “weird;” where we get the word from) 2. How was Anglo-Saxon culture divided into? a. Thanes – Upper Class – warriors, land-owners b. Churls – Middle Class – farmers, tradesmen, free c. Thralls – Lower Class – slaves
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 3. What two major groups lived on the island? a. Celts (a.k.a. Gaels) and Britons 4. What were some of the qualities of the Celts? a. Farmers and hunters; tribal society with elected chiefs; pagan Druid religion (worshipped nature and astrology); Stonehenge comes from them b. The priests were poets, historians, astrologers, scientists, judges, and chiefs 5. What were some of the qualities of the Britons? a. dressed in animal skins; animal sacrifices; went into war naked sometimes with blue dye; considered “savages” by many 6. Who was the first conqueror to come to England? a. Julius Caesar...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online