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Scholar (LOL) Thinks Vikings May Have Been Muslims

So they found some silken goods in Viking Age burials (9th-10th centuries) in Sweden, and some of these pieces had the name “Allah” woven into them in Arabic writing–so that must mean the Vikings were, well… Muslims ( 329 more words

Public Education

Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: Update

I took on the Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge at the end of this summer. So far I have read six of the 339 books on the list. 1,040 more words

Book Related

Grendel by John Gardner

Grendel is the ill-fated monster from the ancient story, Beowulf. This is his tale.

There are very few details shared about Grendel in Beowulf. I thought that this story would be an opportunity for the reader to get to know him. 350 more words

Book Review

Beowulf: Quick-write

Well, for the sake of posting something, I thought I would upload this essay I just wrote in class for a Beowulf test.  Having alotted time to complete an essay can be stressful, but once you start it’s surprisingly relaxing. 606 more words

Evolution of English

Or should I say Englisc?

Hello! Today I’m gonna talk about the evolution of the English language (no shit Sherlock). But before I do talk about the earliest form of English I have to talk about the Celts. 494 more words