There are a few different types of books that were written during the Old English period. These include religious texts, historical texts, and literature. Some of the most famous Old English texts include Beowulf and The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.
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What major literature is written in Old English?
Some of the major works written in Old English include:
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
The Dream of the Rood
The Battle of Maldon
There are many other works as well, some of which have been lost over time.
What authors wrote in Old English?
Some of the best-known authors who wrote in Old English include:
Ælfric of Eynsham
What is the best known work of the Old English period?
Some of the best known works from the Old English period include Beowulf, The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, and The Dream of the Rood.
What is the first Old English manuscript?
The first Old English manuscript is the Codex Amiatinus, which was written in the early 8th century.
- Old English literature – Encyclopedia Britannica
- Old English literature – Wikipedia
- English literature – The Old English period | Britannica