Friday, July 22, 2016

The Anglo-Saxon Word

The following is a passage taken from the "Hand-Book of Anglo-Saxon and Early English" by Hiram Corson, published 1873.  [page 3 of JOHN I ]  It shows the word for JOHN as used in the Anglo-Saxon.

In the middle of the figure is the word "Iohanne".   It is similar to the Greek spelling, and becomes the word JOHN in the English.

The front page of the Anglo-Saxon reference is shown:

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