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Beowulf our protagonist is symbolized as a hero, who represents the Anglo Saxons at the time.
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History of Anglo-Saxon England - Wikipedia

While the sub-grouping by time period is inevitablyapproximate, it is noteworthy that, during any given sub-period, there were nomore than a dozen or so different nobles who are named in the documentation. This suggests a close-knit community of "first tier" nobility inAnglo-Saxon England, probably closely related to each other, similar to thesituation in post-conquest England. Unfortunately, the paucity of documentaryevidence makes it difficult to prove that this was the case.

He possesses the virtues, traits and beliefs that were respected in the Anglo-Saxon culture.
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Anglo-Saxon clothes - women | Tha Engliscan Gesithas

Beowulf, an Anglo-Germanic tale and The Epic of Gilgamesh, of the Sumerians, demonstrate perfectly, the ability of civilizations to convey the values and customs of their society through their literature.

During this Anglo-Saxon time period, Hrothgar rules as the king of his Danish lands.
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An Anglo-Saxon hero is a person who has good leadership qualities, is able and willing to provide people with a sense of security, and is willing to go into danger despite possible harm to themselves.

It offers many insights into the beliefs and customs of seventh-century Anglo-Saxon culture.
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Inside the Anglo-Saxon Classroom | History Today

Beowulf is an epitome of an Anglo Saxon ideal hero who possesses loyalty to both of his people and king, desires to gain glory and fame for his own recognition rather than riches, and believes devotedly to his destiny and faith in God....

Rhineland model vs. Anglo-Saxon model. | iristheijssen

There are very few works that can be classified as overviews of Anglo-Saxon metalwork, as distinct from surveys of Anglo-Saxon art more generally. One that provides such an overview, however, is , a dissertation (cited under ). There are some textbooks, however, such as and , that also provide a broad introduction to the area. The best overviews published since the late 1990s are those contained within two encyclopedias. All relevant entries in the (see , , , , and ) still have something to contribute, in spite of the recent publication of the authoritative . This latter work includes a section on “Craft Production and Technology” (), in which each subsection has material relevant to metalwork studies, and concludes with a useful bibliography. Some entries from this handbook, however, are represented under other sections of this bibliography (see and the ). Other books, for example , are more-general surveys of Anglo-Saxon art or archaeology but are useful in putting the metalwork (in these objects that are usually viewed as artistic rather than utilitarian) into the context of other media. See also (cited under ).

The Riddle Ages – An Anglo-Saxon Riddle Blog

A broad, handsomely illustrated, chronological overview of all aspects of Anglo-Saxon art, including jewelry and fine metalwork. Still of value because it places the metalwork in the wider art context. Originally published in 1984.

Anglo-Saxon Life in the 11th Century – Lives Our …

These Anglo-Saxon heroes usually were kings or thanes because they distinguished themselves above others by doing a good for the greater of everyone....