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Language Arts

Middle Ages (Old English, Middle English, Chaucer, Ivanhoe)

Question/VocabularyAnswer/Definition
What languages make up old English? Celtic (aboriginies) + Latin (Roman Empire) + Anglo Saxon (Germanic Tribes) = old English
Alphabet used in old English Runic
Old English sounds like... German
Vikings Germanic Tribes (Anglo, Saxon, & Jutes)
author of Beowolf unknown
Beowolf is important beacause... it was the first story written in old English
How did Middle English form? Wiliam of Normandy and his French Vikings conquered England adding French to the language
William of Normandy French Viking, 1066
Who wrote the Canterbury Tales? Geoffery Chaucer
When did the Canterbury Tales take place? 1066
How many stories did Chaucer record? 23
pilgrimage religious journey
Who wrote Ivanhoe? Sir Walter Scott
When does Ivanhoe take place? 1194 AD
YEOMAN free man, often a farmer of forester in the service of a knight
THE PRIORESS nun in charge of convent
CLERK member of clergy or a student preparing for holy orders, scholar at Oxford
SERGENT OF THE LAW one of the crown's most respected legal officers. judges of the king's courts
THE FRANKLIN free man, land holder
FIVE GUILDSMEN tradesmen
COOK owner of a cook shop in London
WIFE OF BATH widow, housewife, from the city of Bath
PARSON parish priest, lower free class, educated
MANCIPLE steward, like manager or housekeeper, planned meals, supervised servants, and bought food
MILLER ran a grist mill to which farmers bought their grain to be ground into flour
THE PARDONER clergyman authorized by the Pope to sell forgiveness to sins not yet commited, money went to the church
MONK religious leader
SQUIRE young bachelor
KNIGHT trust worthy, chivalrous
How many stories IN ALL were told during the Canterbury Tales? 128
Grendel monster in Beowolf
Nageling King Hygelac's sword (Beowolf)
Nixies a type of sea monster (Beowolf)
Herot fort/hall built by King Hrothgar
Created by: Adamakos
 

 



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