Old English Wæter-hord at Midsummer Water Day

Pictures from today’s Old English Wæter-hord at Somerset House, a Midsummer Water Day event.

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Old English magnetic poetry: fantwæter nicor lagufæðme lagu baptismal water – water monster (hippo?) – watery embrace – WATER!

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Wordhorders tweeted their favourite Old English water words throughout the day.

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A more extensive Old English water poem with a German title

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Inventive Old English: mere-cwen for ‘sea-queen’. Also a shark and an electric eel.

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Vicky and Fran reading some Orosius

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Carl and Zach reading about the Flood in Old English

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James sharing the Old English poem ‘The Whale’ — see blog post on fastitocalon

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Jellyfish enjoying listening to Old English poetry!

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Fill in the blank in the manuscript with Old English Exodus…Moses parts the Red Sea!

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