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By the end of the sixth century Anglo-Saxon Britain was Christianized.Over the following centuries English monasteries would produce some of the finest scholars of Western Europe.Although slightly earlier, the culture was in many respects similar to that of the sixth century Danes.Originally pagan, the Anglo-Saxons were soon Christianized.The king and his followers soon converted, and the Christianization of England had begun.As Christianity spread north and west from Kent, Irish monks made inroads into the north of England and worked south.
Beowulf's youthful exploits against Grendel and his mother are set in sixth century Denmark. “On the Origin and Development of Relative Clauses in Early Germanic, with Special Emphasis on [Spain] 16 (1988): 239-45. “The Formal Attire of Being: Self-Consciousness and the Representation of Identity in Augustine’s ‘Confessions,’ the Old English ‘Beowulf,’ and Chaucer’s ‘Troilus’.” . “Ritual and Narrative: The Poetics of Reenactment in the Old English and Homeric Epic Traditions.” . : Bibliography This is a “Warts and All” bibliography and has not been maintained since 1998. Vologda: Vologodskii gosudarstvennyi pedagogicheskii inst., 1989. Many thanks to Marley Washum for her work on this list.
Shortly before 800, Scandinavian vikings began to raid along Anglo-Saxon shores.