The Anglo-Saxon World: An Anthology Short Answer Test - Answer Key

Kevin Crossley-Holland
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Short Answer Questions Key

1. According to the introduction to the Heroic Poems section, what do heroic poems link our Anglo-Saxon ancestors to?

European origins.

2. During what century did the first Anglo-Saxon settlers migrate to England?

5th.

3. What is a compressed narrative poem?

A lay.

4. How was the history and legends of the Anglo-Saxons transmitted?

Word of mouth.

5. Who is the first century Roman historian that the author claims is the best source for "information about Germanic tribes"?

Tacitus.

6. In "Germania," what is stated as the reason a chief fights?

For victory.

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