Old English Poems

Poems categorized as old English are those written in England, south and east Scotland, and parts of Wales. Old English was an early form of English spoken during the Early Middle Ages. Works created during this period are often attributed to anonymous authors.

The Dream of the Rood

‘The Dream of the Rood’ is an Old English poem that belongs to the genre of dream poetry. How the cross felt during the crucifixion of Christ, is the theme of this verse.

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