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Beowulf

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Beowulf by M.I. Ebbutt M.A. with Illustrations by J.H.F. Bacon A.R.A. Beowulf is the conventional title of an Old English heroic epic poem commonly cited as one of the most important works of Anglo-Saxon literature. Its composition by an anonymous Anglo-Saxon poet is dated between the 8th and the early 11th century. In the poem, Beowulf, a hero of the Geats in Scandinavia, comes to the help of Hroðgar, the king of the Danes, whose mead hall (in Heorot) has been under attack by a monster known as Grendel. After Beowulf slays him, Grendel's mother attacks the hall and is then also defeated. Victorious, Beowulf goes home to Geatland in Sweden and later becomes king of the Geats. After a period of fifty years has passed, Beowulf defeats a dragon, but is fatally wounded in the battle. After his death, his attendants bury him in a tumulus, a burial mound, in Geatland.
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ISBN
9781300324065
Published
October 20, 2012
Language
English
Pages
28
File Format
PDF
File Size
505.16 KB

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