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Old English and Its Closest Relatives

Old English and Its Closest Relatives: A Survey of the Earliest Germanic Languages

by Orrin W. Robinson

- an interesting introduction to Gothic, Old Norse, Old English, Old Saxon, Old High German, Old Low Franconian and Old Frisian with example texts and historical background to each language.

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First Steps in Old English

First Steps in Old English: An Easy to Follow Language Course for the Beginner

by Stephen Pollington

- this book contains all the exercises and texts needed to learn Old English. Its step by step approach enables students of differing abilities to advance at their own pace.

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A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary

A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary

by R. Clark Hall, John Richard Clark Hall and Herbert Dean Meritt

- an excellent a Anglo-Saxon word hoard (a list of words and their meaning).

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Word Hoard: An Introduction to Old English Vocabulary

Word Hoard: An Introduction to Old English Vocabulary

by Stephen A. Barney

- an small, handy Old English word hoard (a list of words and their meaning).

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Wordcraft: New English to Old English Dictionary and Thesaurus

Wordcraft: New English to Old English Dictionary and Thesaurus

by Stephen Pollington

- provides Old English equivalents to the commoner modern words in both dictionary and thesaurus formats. It combines the core of indispensable words relating to everyday life with a selection of terms connected with society, culture, technology, religion, perception, emotion and expression to encompass all aspects of Anglo-Saxon experience

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Old English Grammar and Reader

Old English Grammar and Reader

by Robert E. Diamond

- perhaps the best one-volume introduction to Old English around. Concise, simple, and accessible, this text includes both a reader and a grammar, and contains selections from the major Old English poems and prose works.

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