Him se yldesta andswarode; werodes wisa, wordhord onleac.
"That noblest of men answered him; the leader of the warrior band unlocked his wordhoard."
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Caedmon's Hymn (West Saxon Version)
AnSaxNet has had a lot of discussion of this video of Caedmon's Hymn. The singer is Clay Paramore, with the modern English translation by Erin Murray. Clay does not know any Old English, so Erin tutored him on pronunciation.