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Author Topic: Old English Phrases for the Traveler to Anglo-Saxon England by Mary Savelli  (Read 5801 times)


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I've just downloaded the above book from Amazon, which is available only as a kindle download (though you can convert it into other formats). It's only short (around 60 pages), but it's set out like a modern traveller's phrase book. I like the fact that you can learn actual phrases, rather than trying to cobble them together from homilies etc. There's a very brief pronunciation guide, but no grammar. The short word list at the back is broken up into a few different categories e.g. arms and armour, food and the feast hall. Overall I think it's an entertaining and useful addition to the more comprehensive works we all have in our library.


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Would you recommend ?

peter horn

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It sounds like an extension of her article in the Companion's Handbook (see `P 83-85 of that seminal publication)

Copies of the Handbook are still available for purchase from David Hinch Wita (see P 2 of WW 164 for contact details)

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Will do thanks