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James Delingpole

What have the Anglo-Saxons ever done for us?

14 December 2019

9:00 AM

14 December 2019

9:00 AM

It has been a while since I’ve considered the vexed question of Byrhtnoth’s ‘ofermod’. More than 30 years, in fact. I remember, as if it were yesterday, my Anglo-Saxon tutorials with dear, lovely, gentle Richard Hamer. And now he is the author of the standard translation being used by my children on their own university English Literature courses.

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