During the Anglo-Saxon period, English authors wrote both in the Old English language and in the Latin language. The body of Latin works produced by English authors during this period is referred to as "Anglo-Latin Writings" in the standard literary histories. The Anglo-Latin writings are an important part of Anglo-Saxon literature. Some of the greatest Anglo-Saxon authors wrote only in Latin, or only their Latin works have survived.
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Chronicle of Ethelwerd
This Project Gutenberg e-book contains J.A. Giles's Modern English translations of Ethelwerd's chronicle, Asser's life of Alfred, and works by Gildas, Nennius, and other historians.
Earliest Life of St Gregory the Great
Written by a monk or nun at Whitby. Excerpts from the Latin text together with modern English translations of the excerpts. Includes link to manuscript images.
Huneberc of Heidenheim. Hodoeporicon of St. Willibald
Modern English translation of Huneberc's Latin narrative of St. Willibald's travels.
Latin Writings in England to the Time of Alfred
Describes the Latin works produced by English authors up to King Alfred's reign. Covers Gildas, Nennius, Aldhelm, Bede, Alcuin, and other authors.
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