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Caedmon's <em>Hymn</em>

Caedmon's Hymn


by Caedmon

Caedmon's Hymn: Gimme Some Context True or False

1. What is the name of the text in which Caedmon's Hymn is recorded? -> Introduction to the Poetry of West Saxony
2. Before he wrote this hymn, how did Caedmon spend his days? -> tending cows and knitting scarves
3. What did Caedmon do post-angel? -> He joined a monastery and continued making poetry.
4. Into what language did Bede translate the hymn? -> Latin
5. Caedmon's story falls into what classical tradition of tales about poetic and philosophical shepherds? -> the epic