Six Old English Chronicles

Six Old English Chronicles (Paperback)

By John Allen Giles 
Publisher: General Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1458975258
EAN: 9781458975256
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 248
Publish Date: 2009-8-4
Binding: Paperback
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: A.b. 449.] SUBJUGATION OF BRITAIN. 5 way, and the Saxons keep possession of the country. Again they send to Germany, not secretly as before, but by a public embassy, as victors are wont to do, and demand reinforcements. A large multitude joined them from every province of Germany; and they carried on war against the Britons, driving them from their territories with great slaughter, and ever remaining masters of the field. At last the Britons bend their necks to the yoke, and pay tribute. This migration is said to have been made from the three provinces of Germany, which are said to have been the most distinguished, namely, from Saxony, Anglia, and Giota. The Cantuarians derived their origin from the Giotse Jutes], and also the Uuhtii, who took their name from the island Wihta Isle of Wight], which lies on the coast of Britain. For out of Saxony, which is now called Ald-Sexe, or Old Saxony, came the tribes which are still called so among the English, the East Saxons, South Saxons, and West Saxons; that is, those who are called in Latin, the Oriental, Austral, and Occidental Saxons. Out of the province of Anglia came the East Anglians, Middle Anglians, Mercians, and all the race of the Northumbrians. Moreover Old Anglia is situated between the Saxons and Jutes, having a capital town, which in Saxon is called Sleswig, but in Danish Haithaby. Britain, therefore, is now called Anglia England], because it took the name of its conquerors: for their leaders aforesaid were the first who came thence to Britain; namely, Hengist and Horsa, sons of Wyhrtels: their grandfather was Wecta, and their greatgrandfather Withar, whose father was Woden, who also was king of a multitude of barbarians. For the unbelievers of the North are oppressed by such delusion that they worship him as a...
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Title: Six Old English Chronicles
Publisher: General Books
Author: John Allen Giles
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1458975258
EAN: 9781458975256
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 248
Publish Date: 2009-8-4
Binding: Paperback

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