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Cynewulf

[ kin-uh-woolf ]

noun

  1. flourished 9th century a.d., Anglo-Saxon poet.


Cynewulf

/ ˈkɪnɪˌwʊlf; ˈkɪnˌwʊlf /

noun

  1. Cynewulf?8th century?8th centuryMAnglo-SaxonWRITING: poet ?8th century ad , Anglo-Saxon poet; author of Juliana, The Ascension, Elene, and The Fates of the Apostles


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In Cynewulf's undoubted works (c. 2478 lines) there is one example only, beorhtan reorde.

Toller, v. Cynewulf; the Runic passage is quoted from the Elene, and translated.

On the other hand, we know a good deal as to the authenticity of Cynewulf's poetry, and nothing about his life.

Cynewulf knew well the story of Constantine's vision of the Cross of Victory whereby he was to conquer.

It associates itself with the name of Cynewulf, a name with which certain poems are signed in runes.

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