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

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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Also examine historical references; in Anglo-Saxon times there was a female warrior known as the Lady of Mercia - she may have well made the figure of Judith far more important and representational to that particular community. Judith can also be a comparable figure to Beowulf - does this help her ...