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  1. If you lived during Beowulf’s time…

  2. You would have been called an Anglo-Saxon • You would have been alive between 400 and 1000 AD • You would have lived in Scandinavia (the Sweden/Finland/Norway/Denmark area)

  3. You’d get around in a boat called a drakkar.

  4. You and your buddies would sail around looking for monasteries to raid. April 7, 498 Ahh, memories.

  5. You’d snack on this:

  6. You’d drink this:

  7. You’d probably know some serious battle skills.

  8. You’d have many gods that correlate with days of the week. • Monday = day of the moon • Tuesday = the god Tiw • Wednesday = the god Woden • Thursday = the god Thunor • Friday = the goddess Friga • Saturday = Roman god Saturn • Sunday = the day of the sun

  9. You’d hang out with people named Alfred, Agatha, Edward, Harold, Matilda, Erik, and Edgar.

  10. You’d just be hearing about something called Christianity.

  11. Swimming games would be a big part of your leisure time. • Competitions to drown an opponent • Challenges of swimming in armor • Breath-holding contests

  12. You’d also do these sports:

  13. You’d learn about the world and life lessons from a village storyteller…which is how the tale of Beowulf was spread.