Vikings, the norse raiders of the sea, were ancient warriors who stopped anyone who went in their way. The vikings were not always these strong, vicious fighters, they were also traders who colonized in Northern Europe, Scandinavia. Culture was very important in the viking age. Vikings believed in many gods and learned about their education daily. They have also wrote many religious runes before converting to Christian. Vikings made lots of achievements that people still use it today. SECTION HEADER
later. English as we know it today experienced a complex history that was formed over hundreds of years and was a result of encountering multiple groups of people. These people either were regional and had different dialects or came from other parts of the world with a different language entirely. The written word has documented the development of English over time. The Celtics did not have prestige after interacting with others and a factor to this could be the lack of writing. Old English gains
Beowulf, an Old English epic poem written by an unknown author between the eighth or tenth century, has deeply rooted ties in Pagan values as well as Christian values. However, these two values certainly clash with one another. The combination of these two principles makes Beowulf such an extraordinary read which may partly be due to the fact that the time period in which it was written in was a time of religious transition. As the aforementioned, the story may have been written during the eighth
First Crusade took place in Jerusalem, where Jerusalem was captured. Through the Crusades, Muslim culture was spread to other countries, and it left a great impact on societies, that were both positive and negative. The European idea of romance, was influence by Eleanor of Aquitaine because of her feminine beauty.
1. a. anorak The word originated from the Greenlandic word ‘anoraq’. It was first used in the English language in 1924 to describe the western imitations of an “anoraq” (OED Online, 2011). It is possible that the ‘q’ in the original word was replaced with ‘k’ as there is very few English words that end with ‘q’ so it was anglicised instead. Later in 1984, it also became British slang for a boring, studious or socially inept person (OED Online, 2014). According to Cresswell (2010), this is because
Tutankhamun. The text above offers an analysis of literary culture of the ancient Egypt at that time the people where interested in science and magic. In the ancient Egypt during the late popular cultures the Victorian and Edwardian had a strong influence on various of literary
Apart is one where communities are divided by tribes and villages, and the idea of Nigeria does not exist. Things Fall Apart stands testament to the relatively smooth functioning of the villages and tribal communities when they are free from outside influence. An excellent example is how the villages of Umuofia and Mbaino deal with the murder of a woman from Umuofia: “An ultimatum was immediately dispatched to Mbaino asking them to choose between war – on the one hand, and on the other the offer of a