Cædmon Summary

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  • 2 Biographies

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Biographies (2)

973 words, approx. 4 pages
Old English poetry appears in two forms: heroic and Christian. Heroic poetry is based in Germanic legend and history. Christian or religious poetry adapts biblical narrative and uses the poetic form t... Read more
3,269 words, approx. 11 pages
Caedmon was a Northumbrian poet who composed Christian vernacular verse based on translations of holy scriptures and doctrine. He is widely celebrated as the first English poet, and his is the oldest ... Read more