Old English Literature

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What is the most important prose work in Old English literature?

Anglo-Saxon chronicle

Name two poets from the Old English period and one of their works.

Caedmon - Juliana, Cynewulf - The fates of the apostles

Who is considered the father of English literature?

Geoffrey Chaucer

Name one of Geoffrey Chaucer's works.

The Canterbury Tales

Who is the author of 'The Vision of Piers the Ploughman'?

William Langland

Test your knowledge of Old English poems, poets, and prose works from the period of A.D. 600 to 1100. From the epic Beowulf to the religious texts Genesis A/B and Exodus, explore the rich literary heritage of this era. Learn about renowned poets like Caedmon and Cynewulf and their notable works such as Juliana, Christ, and Elene. Discover important prose works like the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and delve into English lyrics like Deor's Complaint.

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