We use cookies on this site. By browsing our site you agree to our use of cookies. Close this message Find out more

Home > English home > Old English
More in this section Old English

Old English at Royal Holloway

 benty_grange_boar3

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.  

Research

metalwork

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

Learning

Junius 1

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

More

SH_Lyre1

Amusements, news, and links to other sites

129r_cropped_hwaet

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

suttonhooshoulderclasp   Exeter Book Riddle 16 

StaffordshireHoard_horse

 
 
 
 

Comment on this page

Did you find the information you were looking for? Is there a broken link or content that needs updating? Let us know so we can improve the page.

Note: If you need further information or have a question that cannot be satisfied by this page, please call our switchboard on +44 (0)1784 434455.

This window will close when you submit your comment.

Add Your Feedback
Close