Category Archives: Tīdunga (News)

Þæt Eald-Ænglisce Blog on YouTube!

I’m happy to announce the official launch of an audio-visual companion to Þæt Eald-Ænglisce Blog on YouTube! Go to the Old English Blog Youtube channel and browse through various playlists, each with numerous videos ready to watch. While there are only a … Continue reading

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Tīdunga: Wīcinga Blōd nū gēna on Engla lande

Making the rounds in the news lately is a new publication that indicates that nearly 50% of “original” residents of the area in and around Liverpool (Wirral) have “Viking” genes. For further info, visit the site of Steve Harding, one … Continue reading

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Tīdunga: Nīwe Gewrit on Wicipǣdian

Just this weekend a new article has appeared on Wikipedia on Anglo-Saxon burials. Being a new article on quite a specific topic, it isn’t extremely fleshed out, but be that as it may, it still is an interesting read – … Continue reading

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Tīdunga: Þonne Nīwe ond Eald Mētaþ

Twelve Anglo-Saxon skeletons dating from around 750 – 900 A.D. were found earlier this week in Bicester buried under a modern car park where a new community center will be built. In Anglo-Saxon times the site was home to the cemetery belonging to a church that stood … Continue reading

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Tīdunga: Staffordshire Hoard to Tour

On the 14th of January the Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery announced that the renowned Staffordshire Hoard, the largest ever find of Anglo-Saxon gold treasure, will go on tour on the “Mercian Trail” this upcoming summer. Read more at the … Continue reading

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