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14 Old English Dialects And Written Essay

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Ruthwell Cross, a religions poem on a tall stone cross near the village of Ruthwell in South-East Scotland. Runic Casket, made of whalebone, and found in France near the town Clermond-Ferrand, now in the British Muscum in London. The Runic text is a short poem about whalebone( of the 9th century.) After the Anglo-Saxon came into contact with the Roman culture the Runic alphabet was superseded by the Latin. Since the very earliest times there were four dialects in OE: Nourthumbrian (1) , spoken by Angles living north of the Humber. Mercian West-Saxon(2), spoken by A...

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