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  Saxons - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Saxons, Germanic people who first appear in history after the beginning of the Christian era.
The Saxons or Saxon people were a confederation of Old Germanic tribes whose modern-day descendants in northern Germany are considered ethnic Germans while those in the eastern...
Anglo-Saxon is the collective term usually used to describe the culturally and linguistically similar peoples living in the south and east of the island of Great Britain (modern...
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  Saxon people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Saxon people or Saxons were a large Germanic people located in what is now northwestern Germany and a small section of the eastern Netherlands.
The Saxons long avoided becoming Christians (see Ewald the Black) and being incorporated into the orbit of the Frankish kingdom, but were decisively conquered by Charlemagne in a long series of annual campaigns (772 - 804).
The label "Saxons" was generally applied to German settlers who migrated during the 13th century to south-eastern Transylvania in present-day Romania, where their descendants numbered a quarter of a million in the early decades of the 20th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saxon_people   (1045 words)

  
 Saxon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Old Saxon language (the ancestor language of modern Low German)
Upper Saxon dialect (a variety of High German)
Saxon, Switzerland, a village in the canton of Valais
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saxon   (204 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Saxon people   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Saxons gave their names to the kingdoms of Essex, Sussex and Wessex (the lands respectively of the East, South and West Saxons), which with the shorter-lived Middlesex eventually became part of the kingdom of England.
The region in southeasten Germany known as the Kingdom of Saxony between 1806 to 1918 and the Free State of Saxony after 1990, was not a traditional homeland of the Saxon peoples.
The Saxons gave their names to the kingdoms of Essex, Sussex and Wessex (the lands respectively of the East Saxons, South Saxons and West Saxons), which with the shorter-lived Middlesex eventually became part of the kingdom of England.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Saxon-people   (541 words)

  
 Anglo-Saxons - Information at Halfvalue.com
Anglo-Saxon is a collective term usually used to describe the culturally and linguistically similar peoples living in the south and east of the island of Great Britain (modern Great Britain/United Kingdom) from around the mid-5th century AD to the Norman conquest of 1066.
West Saxon writers regularly speak of their own nation as a part of the Angelcyn and of their language as Englisc, while the West Saxon royal family claimed to be of the same stock as that of Bernicia in the north.
The Jutes occupied Kent and the Isle of Wight.
www.halfvalue.com /wiki.jsp?topic=Anglo-Saxons   (3403 words)

  
 Saxon
Some Saxons, along with Angles, Jutes and Frisians, invaded Britain in the early Middle Ages, giving their names to the kingdoms of Essex, Sussex and Wessex (the lands respectively of the East, South and West Saxons), which with the shorter-lived Middlesex eventually became part of the kingdom of England.
A majority of the Saxons remained in continental Europe and long avoided becoming Christians and being incorporated into the orbit of the Frankish kingdom, but were decisively conquered by Charlemagne in a long series of annual campaigns (772-804).
The label "Saxons" was generally applied to German settlers who migrated during the 13th century to south-eastern Transylvania in present-day Romania, where their descendants numbered a quarter of a million in the early decades of the 20th century.
www.fastload.org /sa/Saxon.html   (427 words)

  
 Saxons information - Search.com
The Saxons or Saxon people are part of the German people with its main areas of settlements in the German Federal States of Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and the northern part of North-Rhine-Westphalia.
Only during the late Middle Ages, settlements of the Saxon people further extended into the area in eastern Germany known as the Kingdom of Saxony between 1806 to 1918 and the Free State of Saxony after 1990.
The label "Saxons" was also applied to German settlers who migrated during the 13th century to south-eastern Transylvania in present-day Romania, where their descendants numbered a quarter of a million in the early decades of the 20th century.
www.search.com /reference/Saxons   (1213 words)

  
 Religious Movements Homepage: Christian Identity Movement
People also tend to assume that Christian Identity and the "Militia Movement" are different names for the same phenomenon.
These British-Israelis believed that their ancient people had divided into two regions, one became known as the Jews and the other was "lost." These lost people encompass the true people of God, and include the Anglo-Saxons.
People were looking for a way to improve their lifestyles, and for the movement to say they are the chosen people was highly encouraging and inviting (Barkun:44).
religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu /nrms/identity.html   (4549 words)

  
 As I Remember Me 12 Spartanburg Years Part One   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
It was the next summer, I think, that the officials of Saxon Mill knowingly accused the Saxon Church of being party to sponsoring a labor rally on the property of the mill without their consent.
When the paper was delivered to the office of Saxon Mill and the announcement was read, the manager of Saxon Mill called the manager of Powell Mill, wanting to know why his workers had announced a meeting on their property without his knowledge or consent.
The officials of the Saxon Mill spread the rumor around and put the "No Trespassing" signs around the church, knowing from the beginning that the labor union of Powell Mill had never planned or intended to have a picnic or rally on the grounds of Saxon Mill or the grounds of the Saxon Baptist Church.
www.johnbisom.com /AIRMSpartanburgOne.html   (9470 words)

  
 BBC - South Yorkshire Sense of Place - SY People: Saxon
Saxon was formed when South Yorkshire bands SOB and Coast merged.
Since the formation of Saxon in the late 70's (from the embers of the provocatively named Son of A Bitch) no less than 20 albums have seen the light of day on 11 different labels.
Spinal Tap comparisons aside (and with a history including nearly a dozen one-time members those are anything but inescapable) Saxon are a local export who have been recording and playing with varying degrees of success for more than 20 years both home and abroad.
www.bbc.co.uk /southyorkshire/sense_of_place/sy_people/saxon.shtml   (389 words)

  
 Anglo Saxon England
It is not a stretch to imagine Angles and Saxons sitting around a table enjoying a feast to celebrate the autumn harvest.
The Vikings were better than the Saxons at using the resources they seized in battle to their own advantage.
Saxons came, conquered, but didn't write anything down.
www.suite101.com /reference/anglo_saxon_england   (1452 words)

  
 About SAXON
In addition, Saxon provides an extensive library of extension elements and extension functions, all implemented in conformance with the XSLT 1.0 standard to ensure that portable stylesheets can be written.
SAXON is essentially a one-man project: I have done almost all the development myself, except for a small number of routines which I "borrowed" from other open source products, and a few add-ons contributed by users.
SAXON 6.5.4 comes with a bundled XML parser, a modified copy of the Ælfred parser, adapted to notify comments to the application.
saxon.sourceforge.net /saxon6.5.4   (1768 words)

  
 Family Ancestry History Saxons
The term "Anglo" is derived from the word "Angles," which were a group of people who lived in the northern region of the country.
While many people may think that the term Anglo-Saxon refers to an ethnic group, this two is the subject of debate among historians.
Some people feel that this term is not useful because of the many other groups that were present in England during this time, while others say it is of significant importance.
www.family-ancestry.co.uk /history/saxons   (403 words)

  
 The Anglo-Saxons: ArchaeologyExpert
The term Anglo-Saxon is actually a collective expression that describes a people group with similar cultural ways and similar linguistic styles that lived in the south and east of the British island.
The people, originally from the peninsula of Angeln in what is today Germany, travelled across the channel to resettle in the country’s northern provinces such as East Anglia, Mercia, and Northumbria.
All the agricultural and pastoral endeavours of the people radiated outwards from this tiny hub.
www.archaeologyexpert.co.uk /TheAngloSaxons.html   (869 words)

  
 Family Ancestry Saxons Contemporary Meanings
In academic circles, the word is used to describe a group of Germanic speaking people that arrived in Great Britain around the 5th century.
In politcal circles the term is used to describe a variety of different people in the US and Canada.
Anglo Saxon has become a very broad term when it is used politically.
www.family-ancestry.co.uk /history/saxons/contemporary_meanings   (335 words)

  
 Frequently Asked Questions
They were a proud people with a beautiful culture capable of creating beauty, whether in stories and song, or in the jewelery that we find today beneath our feet.
The Anglo-Saxons were a mixture of several Germanic tribes, namely the Angles, Saxons and Jutes, who laid the foundations for the creation of England and the English people in the fifth century.
To the Romans the Anglo-Saxons and their related tribal peoples were very much barbarians, and by the standards of society in the western world today they certainly were barbaric.
www.homestead.com /englishheathenism/faq.html   (974 words)

  
 Vote Saxon - Vote Saxon Cymru Feed
Saxon made one final appearance on the BBC Politics show before his inevitable election victory.  Appearing with his trademark smile and characteristic vitality, Mr.
Saxon's grasp, it is becoming abundantly clear that Britain is on the verge of attaining true greatness.
VOTE SAXON apologises for the typos and other errors throughout the site, which give the election date as the 30th of June rather than the correct date - Thursday 21st June.  The individual respo...
www.votesaxon.org.uk /index.php?option=com_newsfeeds&task=view&feedid=11&Itemid=30   (423 words)

  
 Urban Dictionary: anglo-saxon
Anglo-Saxon people tend to be members of the Anglican Church (Church of England) but this is not always true.
The Germanic-speaking descendants of three tribes, the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes, who came from Denmark, northwestern Germany, and Holland, who settled in what are now England and southern Scotland in the fifth century, displacing the native Celts.
Though they had close cultural ties with Scandinavia, they were on the recieving end of the Viking Raids from 793 to 1066, when the Anglo-Saxon government (now mostly under the control of Vikings) was annihilated by the Normans, a powerful group of French-speaking Vikings.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=anglo-saxon   (372 words)

  
 libert10
Further, while many conservatively minded people acknowledge that all of the nations of the earth, the Anglo-Saxon people are the main target of a conspiratorial attack, they appear reluctant to accept a Bible-based explanation for this.
Thus, in terms of first things first, the identification of the Anglo-Saxon peoples with Israel, the Covenant People of God’s world-wide purpose, re-establishes that God is central to the nations existence and projects His Omnipotence into the every-day politics of life by historically proving that He said what He meant and meant what He said.
Disease and ill-health are taking their toll in both people and resources with politicians now faced with the unenviable task of coping with a mounting expenditure in health services.
homepage.idx.com.au /fdowsett/libert10.htm   (3121 words)

  
 The Anglo
The Angles and the Saxons invaded England in 449.
People back in the Anglo-Saxon period were much like people are today, and they battled with the same elements that we do today.
We know people who sell drugs, who steal from their own parents to support their habits, and who market that product to children.
www.4classnotes.com /anglo-saxon.html   (1245 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Calculus With Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry (Saxon Calculus): Books: John Saxon,Frank Wang,Diana Harvey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Saxon detractors suspicious of its basic pedagogy are welcome to perform the mountains of painstaking basic research that would be necessary to overturn fundamental tenets in cognitive science, such as the general superiority of "distributed" (Saxon-style) practice over "massed" (traditional-style) practice.
Every single Saxon problem, in every problem set, exists solely to force you to be as fluent in as many aspects of math as possible at that time.
The Saxon series learning premise is that of an 'incremental development', which means once a skill is acquired and it is practiced, another fascet is added, and then another until you have a full understanding of the material.
www.amazon.com /Calculus-Trigonometry-Analytic-Geometry-Saxon/dp/0939798344   (1584 words)

  
 Narrative History of England
Again, it is to Bede that we owe the story of the conversion of England to the new faith (the older Roman Christian Church remained in parts of Britain, notably Wales and Scotland as the Celtic Church).
Other kingdoms were those of the East Saxons (Essex); the Middle Saxons (Middlesex), and the West Saxons, (Wessex) destined to become the most powerful of all and one that eventually brought together all the diverse people of England (named for the Angles) into one single nation.
It was not long after the conversion of the Saxon peoples to Christianity that written laws began to be enacted in England to provide appropriate penalties for offenses against the Church (and therefore against God).
www.britannia.com /history/narsaxhist.html   (3839 words)

  
 Saxon Shore Interview:  The Red Alert
There are currently five people in Saxon Shore, all five of which played on the new full length, The Exquisite Death of Saxon Shore, but it wasn’t until last weekend (January 13th) that all five of us actually played music together in the same room.
For people who are familiar only with the recorded output, how much do the songs stretch and shape-shift in a live setting?
People aren’t always willing to give time to things that aren’t obvious and I guess once that’s realized it makes things a little easier.
www.theredalert.com /features/saxonshore.htm   (1022 words)

  
 Crazy European Yields - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
George Saxon, a chief investment officer with DuPont Capital Management, says that one factor that is driving stock prices down (and yields up) is that European insurers, unlike their U.S. counterparts, have large equity holding in their investment portfolios.
Saxon, citing Morgan Stanley research that culled several dozen European companies whose stocks paid more in dividends than their bonds paid in yields, points to some of his favorites.
Saxon thinks Akzo stock has been hurt by fallout from the Ahold (nyse: AHO - news - people) debacle and because Dutch insurance companies have been unloading shares.
www.forbes.com /2003/04/04/cz_dk_0404sf.html   (786 words)

  
 Celto-Saxon Israel
She was attacked and conquered by Assyria, and her people (ten tribes) and some of Judah (2 Kings 18:13), were deported to Assyria and Media in four invasions between the years 745 and 676 B.C. Some 135 years later, Judah fell before the armies of Babylon and her people were deported to Babylon and Persia.
Consequently, as the ancient writers declare that the Saxons of Europe were descended from the Sacae who came into Europe from Media, and as language study identifies the Sacae as the house of Isaac, we have a positive chain of evidence proving the Israelitish identity of the Saxons.
The people of these three countries are ethnically identical with the people of Britain, being the descendants of those parts of the Cymry, Jutes, Danes, Norsemen, and Saxons, which remained on the Continent when the rest migrated into Britain.
www.british-israel.com /CeltSaxn.htm   (17341 words)

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