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Caedmon Poems

A list of Caedmon Poems. This poet page also includes a link to popular and all-time best Caedmon poems and the poet's biography. Many of these Caedmon poems may be famous while other poems may be less well-known.

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Cædmon (/ ' k æ d m n / or / ' k æ d m n / ) is the earliest English (Northumbrian ) poet whose name is known. An Anglo-Saxon who cared for the animals at the double monastery of Streonæshalch (Whitby Abbey ) during the abbacy (657–680) of St. Hilda (614–680), he was originally ignorant of "the art of song" but learned to compose one night in the course of a dream, according to the 8th-century monk Bede. He later became a zealous monk and an accomplished and inspirational Christian poet .

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