The Origins of Beowulf

The Origins of Beowulf

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Cogent and fascinating attempt to place - Beowulf in an 8c East Anglian context - an important book.Andy Orchard, TorontoThis point emerges independently if we compare the depiction of the Scyldingas in Beowulf with surviving Northern ... Saxo Grammaticus, 20 containing its authora#39;s Latin version of the Bjarkamdl (Book 2), an Old Danish poem which is thought to have originated in the tenth century or earlier. ... Snorri also quotes the openinganbsp;...

Title:The Origins of Beowulf
Author:Sam Newton
Publisher:DS Brewer - 2004


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