Anglo-Saxon runes (Futhorc) were used to write Old English / Anglo-Saxon and Old Frisian from about the 5th century AD. They were used in England until the 10th or 11th centuries, though after the 9th century they were mainly used in manuscripts and were of interest to antiquarians, and their use ceased after the Norman conquest in 1066.

Anglo-Saxon runes (Futhorc) From the century the Latin alphabet began to replace these runes, though some runes continued to appear in Latin texts representing whole words, and the Latin alphabet was extended with the runic letters þorn and wynn.

Runic Alphabets - they served for divinatory and ritual purposes, as well as the more practical use; there are three main types of Runes; Germanic, Scandinavian/Norse, and Anglo-Saxon and they each have any number of variations, depending on the region from which they originate

This guide, although perhaps not altogether useful for understanding the Anglo-Saxon language contentwise, could be useful for pronunciation purposes. It is interesting to contrast this to the English counterpart.

Comparison of Old English and modern English, with the introduction of Beowulf. The full site is an encyclopedia of languages with information on history of languages, etc.

“Old English / Anglo-Saxon was first written with a version of the Runic alphabet known as Anglo-Saxon or Anglo-Frisian runes, or futhorc/fuþorc. This alphabet was an extended version of Elder Futhark.

A basic introduction to Anglo-Saxon runes, a northern European writing system they imported into England.

Runes (Proto-Norse: ᚱᚢᚾᛟ (runo), Old Norse: rún) are the letters in a set of related alphabets known as runic alphabets, which were used to write various Germanic languages before the adoption of the Latin alphabet and for specialised purposes thereafter.

Free printable how-to-read-runes guide, and two rune message decoding worksheets.  Also lots of coloring pagesto accompany "The Last Viking" by  Norman Jorgensen.

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Viking Ships at Sunrise Free printable how-to-read-runes guide, and two rune message decoding worksheets. Also lots of coloring pagesto accompany "The Last Viking" by Norman Jorgensen.

Anglo-Saxons Runes Alphabet Worksheet - anglo saxons, anglo-saxons, anglo saxon runes, anglo saxon worksheet, anglo saxon runes worksheet, ks2 history

Have your children write secret messages to their friends with this fun Anglo-Saxon rune alphabet worksheet.

Anglo-Saxon runes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Anglo-Saxons - The right half of the front panel of the seventh century Franks Casket, depicting the pan-Germanic legend of Weyland Smith also Weyland The Smith, which was apparently also a part of Anglo-Saxon pagan mythology.

Wheel of the year, Anglo Saxon stylee | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The Northern Grove Anglo-Saxon Heathen Calendar *NOTE* some have expressed dissatisfaction with the accuracy of this one - if anyone has a better one please link me! If not, we accept it isn't perfect, so please hold your fire :D

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