Beowulf and Other Old English Poems

Beowulf and Other Old English Poems


specific and gorgeous, Beowulf brings to existence a society of violence and honor, fierce warriors and bloody battles, lethal monsters and recognized swords. Written by way of an unknown poet in in regards to the 8th century, this masterpiece of Anglo-Saxton literature transforms legends, delusion, historical past, and old songs into the richly coloured story of the hero Beowulf, the loathsome man-eater Grendel, his vengeful water-hag mom, and a treasure-hoarding dragon. The earliest surviving epic poem in any glossy ecu language. Beowulf is a stirring portrait of a heroic world–somber, tremendous, and luxurious.

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