Название: Old English (Teach Yourself) / Самоучитель древнеанглийского языка Автор: Atherton Mark Издательство: McGraw-Hill Год: 2006 Формат: pdf + mp3 (320 kbps) Страниц: 300 Размер: 148 MB Язык: English
Old English was the language spoken and written in England until the twelfth century. Its rich literature ranges from the epic “Beowulf” to the visionary poem “The Dream of the Rood” to the varied prose writings of king Alfred and the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. As the language of historical record, Old English opens an invaluable window on the early history of England.
The aim of this book is to help you to gain an efficient reading knowledge of Old English. It offers a graded progressive course in Old English based on authentic texts selected from the rich archive of poems, prose and historical documents that have survived from the libraries of early medieval England.