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By Gummere, Francis B.

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Reproduction Date: 2014

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


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B, G. F. (1910). Beowulf. Retrieved from

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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