HON 2110 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Byrhtnoth, Norse Mythology, Picts

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Timeline of events in the uk (then britain) ad 40-880. 410 sack of rome, so romans leave britain in a power vacuum. Bede, a benedictine monk and writer, records this history later with accounts from his missionaries sent to britain. Most of the natives are pagan, although some become heretical aryans. Most, however, convert to christianity once they meet the missionaries. Augustine of canterbury performs much of this conversion, and establishes monasticism in britain. 880 alfred, king of wessex, translates boethius" consolation of philosophy. Wants to help explain free will to his people. Often called painted people because they paint themselves in blue. Possibly descended from the celts, live primarily in the scotland region. The romans built hadrian"s wall to keep the picts out of the roman. Eventually, irish pirates move into the pict land and are called scots, who speak gaelic.

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