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Beowulf

By Gummere, Francis B.

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Title: Beowulf  
Author: Gummere, Francis B.
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Language: English
Subject: Sacred Texts, England, Anglo Saxon
Collections: Sacred Texts
Historic
Publication Date:
1910
Publisher: P.F. Collier & Son.

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Description: The oldest long poem in Old English, written about 1000 AD, Beowulf tells the story of a great warrior in Southern Scandinavia in both youth and maturity. The monster Grendel terrorises the Scyldings of Hrothgar's Danish Kingdom until Beowulf defeats him. As a result he has to face Grendel's enraged mother. Beowulf dies after a battle against a fierce dragon.

 

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