[Milton-L] Off Topic . . . But Relevant to English Literature

James Rovira jamesrovira at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 19:26:31 EDT 2009


I'm not a Medievalist, but late 7th century goldwork with Latin inscriptions
sounds to me more like something an A/S stole from a Celt than Anglo/Saxon
work itself, yes.  I don't recall offhand how early the A/S started using
Latin.
Jim R

On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 6:22 PM, John Leonard <jleonard at uwo.ca> wrote:

>  The report linked below includes the significant detail that some of the
> objects are spoil taken in battle from the Mercians' enemies.  So some of it
> might be Celtic in origin.  But that does not mean that the hoard itself is
> not Anglo Saxon.
>
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