The Dream of the Rood

One of my interests is Scotland, “especially” the (Scottish) Gaelic language and I am a student of that language. I am very interested also in “Old English” (Anglo-Saxon). I have been reading, and almost completed, The Faded Map: Lost Kingdoms of Scotland and ran across the following, which I sent to friends and have copied/pasted here.

Dream of the Rood

The poem is written in Anglo-Saxon, and here is a link to a video (in modern English) of the poem.

Video of Dream of the Rood

Another Christian verse I read of is Caedmon’s hymn. Here it is, in Anglo-Saxon:

Video of Caedmon’s Hymn.

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