The Phoenix Poem

April 16, 2017 Ryan 0

As follows is an Anglo-Saxon poem about the mystical land of the Phoenix. Obviously, it turns out only to be a fantasy, but the descriptions […]

Caedmon’s Song

April 13, 2017 Ryan 0

Caedmon, according to Bede, was an illiterate farmer in the 7th Century who was working for a monastery. At first, he avoided singing. But then, […]

What’s Inside My Pocket?

April 4, 2017 Ryan 0

“What is inside my pocket?” This is the famous riddle from the riddling competition from the Hobbit, the prequel to Lord of the Rings, between […]