.: rollover flashcards: Old English Key Concepts 2015–2016 :.
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|Universal religion||A religion based on individual salvation|
|Interpretatio romana||The practice of identifying foreign deities with approximate Roman equivalents, e.g. reading Mercury for Wodan|
|Britannia||Roman Britain, c. 43 CE–c. 410 CE|
|Ingvaeonic||The North Sea Germanic language family: Old Frisian, Old English, Old Saxon|
|Danelaw||An independent, Scandinavian-ruled territory in northern England from 886 until 954; in the intervening period, the northern territories were gradually won back by the House of Wessex|
|Client state||A state governed under heavy influence of a more powerful state|
|Interlace||A decorative style, found in the visual arts and especially in the metalwork of early medieval northern Europe, involving intertwining ribbons, often terminating in animal heads|
|Bayeux Tapestry||A long embroidered cloth from 1070s Norman England visually depicting the Norman Conquest|