The Dream of the Rood
(8th century)

The 8th-century Ruthwell Cross may have
lines from The Dream of the Rood carved into it

Just the Facts:
  • Name: The Dream of the Rood
  • Date: 8th century
  • Place: England
  • Language: Old English (Anglo-Saxon)
  • What it is: English poem in which the Cross of Christ tells of the honor it gained through its role in his death

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