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Winchester students explore the world of King Alfred the Great
9:00am Sunday 6th January 2013 in Winchester
WINCHESTER students have been learning about the Anglo-Saxon world of King Alfred.
Ms Pope examined the city’s Benedictine community, exploring the life of a monk called Aelfric.
According to her research, Aelfric shared King Alfred’s belief in the value of education and the need to spread it, and the monk was considered a visionary of his time, using role-play to make lessons more interesting.
The lecture marked the beginning of a series of weekly presentations to Peter Symonds English students to help broaden their knowledge.
Head of english literature, Dr Paul Davies said: “We are very grateful to Judith for sharing her research, many students and staff will now be visiting the Cathedral to find out more.”
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