Alliterative verse in medieval English

This is a nascent site aimed at helping people to understand how the alliterative poetry written in medieval Germanic languages works. Alaric's seeking funding to develop it into a fully-fledged teaching resource. So far we have material on:

The Middle English material has some clunky interactive resources, which I haven't had a chance to test on all browsers/devices. If they work, good! If not, I'd be interested to know.

Any feedback on the site is welcome--whether about problems making it work or more general ways in which it could be improved. There's a pretty good chance that Alaric will respond to feedback quickly, too, so your suggestions have a good chance of having visible effects! Email Alaric at

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