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ANGLO-SAXON

An extinct language spoken in England prior to the Norman Conquest (11-th century).
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A late version - circa 1000 A.D.

Lord's Prayer

Source: "The Lord's Prayer in the Principal Languages, Dialects and Versions of the World, printed in Type and Vernaculars of the Different Nations, compiled and published by G.F. Bergholtz", Chicago, Illinois, 1884.

Another late version - circa 1000 A.D.

Lord's Prayer

Contributed by Joseph Hanson - Email jnehanson@bigpond.com

A West Saxon version, end of 10th century

Lord's Prayer

Source: "A Panorama of Indo-European Languages" by W.B. Lockwood, M.A., D. Litt., London, 1972
Contributed by Harold Lush - E-mail rom@netnitco.net

A Northumbrian dialect version - circa 950 A.D.

Lord's Prayer

Source: " PATER HEMON ('Our Father') - 63 versions of the Lord's Prayer in 41 Languages Ancient and Modern, with historical and linguistic notes by Paul D. Hugon", Leon R. Ervin, Publisher, Los Angeles, California, 1936.

Another version - circa 900 A.D.

Lord's Prayer

Source: "The Lord's Prayer in the Principal Languages, Dialects and Versions of the World, printed in Type and Vernaculars of the Different Nations, compiled and published by G.F. Bergholtz", Chicago, Illinois, 1884.

A Wessex dialect version - circa 900 A.D.

Lord's Prayer

Source: " PATER HEMON ('Our Father') - 63 versions of the Lord's Prayer in 41 Languages Ancient and Modern, with historical and linguistic notes by Paul D. Hugon", Leon R. Ervin, Publisher, Los Angeles, California, 1936.

Another version - 875 A.D.

Lord's Prayer

Source: "THE LORD'S PRAYER In Many Tongues, containing all the principal languages spoken in Europe, Asia, Africa and America.", Henry Blacklock &Co., London, 1883.

Another version - 871 A.D.

Lord's Prayer

Source: "The Lord's Prayer in the Principal Languages, Dialects and Versions of the World, printed in Type and Vernaculars of the Different Nations, compiled and published by G.F. Bergholtz", Chicago, Illinois, 1884.

Another version - 700 A.D.

Lord's Prayer

Source: "The Lord's Prayer in the Principal Languages, Dialects and Versions of the World, printed in Type and Vernaculars of the Different Nations, compiled and published by G.F. Bergholtz", Chicago, Illinois, 1884.

An early version with transcription

Lord's Prayer Lord's Prayer

Source: "ORATIO DOMINICA - Polyglottos, Polymorphos - Nimirum, Plus Centum Linguis, Versionibus, aut Characteribus Reddita & Expressa", Daniel Brown, London, 1713.

Another early version

Lord's Prayer

Source: "The LORD'S PRAYER in Five Hundred Languages comprising the leading languages and their principal dialects throughout the world with the places where spoken - with a preface by Reinhold Rost, C.I.E, LL.D., PH.D.", Gilbert & Rivington Limited, London, 1905.

Another early version

Lord's Prayer

Source: Karl Faulmann "Illustrirte Geschichte der Schrift" - Wien 1880
"Illustrated History of Writing" - Vienna 1880
Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl - E-mail WKuhl44238@aol.com

A very early version with transcription

Lord's Prayer Lord's Prayer

Source: "ORATIO DOMINICA - Polyglottos, Polymorphos - Nimirum, Plus Centum Linguis, Versionibus, aut Characteribus Reddita & Expressa", Daniel Brown, London, 1713.

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