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Roles and Status of Women in Anglo-Saxon Culture: Judith and Eve

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What were the roles and status of women in the Anglo-Saxon culture? Examine the figures of JUDITH and EVE. There are a few women clearly demonstrated in the Anglo-Saxon times so examples are rare. These two women with very different roles will help to form a more rounded opinion.

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JUDITH and EVE are assessed in the role of women during their era.

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These are two women who form two sides of the same coin. Judith is the heroic, courageous, inspirational, battle figure; and Eve is the first sinner, the slightly 'feeble minded' bringer of misery to mankind.

Neither will form a coherent Anglo-Saxon view of women BUT as a combination they can achieve surprising results.

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