Old and Middle English through manuscripts

Summer 2018, Naxos, Greece

Elly van Gelderen


Caedmon's Hymn

Caedmon's Hymn, Moore Ms



On line Textbook and link to book

The British Museum has a turn-the-pages version of the Lindisfarne Gospels as well as other works; images from Cambridge are here.

The University of Duisburg-Essen site has a very informative page on OE writings and wonderful images of manuscripts.

Brown 1991 is available here; and excerpts from Clemens & Graham here.

Extra: Aelfric and Clemoes' edition


Bosworth & Toller

Clark Hall

The University of Virginia hosts the interestingly titled "Old English Aerobics", consisting of many useful grammar exercises for the student of Old English. It has a link to the `magic sheet', a one-page guide to inflections.

Conjugate your verbs here.

And something on Orosius.


Some additional links








Worksheets for classes: one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, and nine.