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By Tom Schneider,John Earle

ISBN-10: 1631064231

ISBN-13: 9781631064234

Composed by means of an nameless Anglo-Saxon singer towards the top of the 1st millennium AD, Beowulf is an outdated English epic tale recounting the adventures of Beowulf, a Geatish hero from present-day Sweden. he's referred to as on by means of Hrothgar, King of the Danes, to defeat Grendel, the robust monster that threatens his nice hall.

As one of many earliest extant poems in a contemporary ecu language, it depicts a feudal global of blood, victory, and death--a international that exalts heroes who trip nice distances to end up their energy, at very unlikely odds, opposed to supernatural demons and beasts.

Ringing with the wonder, energy, and artistry that experience saved it alive for 1000 years, this venerable story is now on hand with a brand new introduction.

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