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Old English at Royal Holloway


Nu hit ys on swines dome,
cwæð se ceorl sæt on eoferes hricge.

‘Now it's all down to the pig', said the man sitting on the boar's back.'
(Durham Proverbs 10)

Old English is the earliest surviving version of English, and we're lucky to have a good record of it: no other vernacular European language has as much surviving literature from the early medieval period.  Below you'll find links to pages showing what we are doing with Old English here at Royal Holloway.  



Royal Holloway Research in the field of Anglo-Saxon and Old English studies


Junius 1

Information about courses, materials for language work, and samples of student work



Amusements, news, and links to other sites


Please feel free to join the Old English Reading Group (OERG).

suttonhooshoulderclasp   Exeter Book Riddle 16 



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