Beowulf
Beowulf (/ˈbeɪ.ɵwʊlf/; in Old English [ˈbeːo̯ˌwʊlf]) is an Old English epic poem consisting of 3182 alliterative long lines. It is possibly the oldest surviving long poem in Old English and is common...
Beowulf
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Beowulf Trailer - YouTube
Jul 26, 2007 ... The first full trailer for Robert Zemeckis' CGI film version of Beowulf. See this article for more: http://www.bitsofnews.com/content/view/5898/
List of artistic depictions of Beowulf
Beowulf is an Old English heroic epic poem of anonymous authorship. Its creation dates to between the 8th and the 11th century, the only surviving manuscript dating to circa 1010. At 3183 lines, it is...
Grendel's Cave
Grendel's Cave is a real-time browser-based role-playing video game. Grendel Enterprises publishes and runs it exclusively on the Internet. The basis for Grendel’s Cave is Anglo-Saxon mythology and ...
Hundings
The Hundings (Old English Hundingas, the "hound-clan") are a legendary tribe or clan in early Germanic sources, mostly mentioned due to their feud with the Wulfings (the "wolf-clan"). In the Poetic Ed...
Ealuscerwen
Ealuscerwen is an Old English hapax legomenon found in Beowulf (verse 769).Since it appears to refer to a part of Anglo-Saxon drinking ritual, it has commanded a lot of scholarly attention.The context...
Grendel
Grendel is one of three antagonists (along with Grendel's mother and the dragon) in the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf (AD 700–1000). Grendel is usually depicted as a monster or a giant, although this ...
Hrunting
Hrunting was a sword given to Beowulf by Unferth in the ancient Old English epic poem Beowulf. Beowulf used it in battle against Grendel's Mother.Beowulf is described receiving the sword in lines 1455...
Hrothgar
Hrothgar (Old English: Hroðgar; Old Norse: Hróarr) was a legendary Danish king living in the early 6th century.Hrothgar appears in the Anglo-Saxon epics Beowulf and Widsith, in Norse sagas and...
Battle of Finnburg
The Battle of Finnsburg (or Finnsburh) was a conflict in the Germanic heroic age between Frisians with a possible Jutish contingent, and a primarily Danish party. Described only in later Anglo-Saxon ...
European dragon
European dragons are legendary creatures in folklore and mythology among the overlapping cultures of Europe.In the modern period, the European dragon is typically depicted as a huge, fire-breathing, s...
Eadgils
Eadgils, Adils, Aðils, Adillus, Aðísl at Uppsölum, Athisl, Athislus or Adhel was a semi-legendary king of Sweden, who is estimated to have lived during the 6th century.Beowulf and Old Norse sources ...
Nowell Codex
The Nowell Codex is the second of two manuscripts found in the bound volume Cotton Vitellius A.xv, one of the four major Anglo-Saxon literature codices. It is most famous as the manuscript containing ...
List of artistic depictions of Grendel
This list of artistic depictions of Grendel refers to the figure of Grendel. He is one of three antagonists (along with Grendel's mother and the dragon) in the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf (c. 700-10...
Beowulf (hero)
Beowulf (/ˈbeɪ.ɵwʊlf/; Old English: [ˈbeːo̯wʊlf]) is a legendary Geatish hero and later turned king in the epic poem named after him, one of the oldest surviving pieces of literature in the English la...
Hrefnesholt
Hrefnesholt is a location in Beowulf where the Geatish king Hæþcyn had taken the Swedish queen. The Swedish king Ongenþeow arrived to save her and killed Hæþcyn. The Geatish force was, however, reinfo...
Breca the Bronding
Brecca the Bronding (sometimes spelled Breoca) was a Bronding who, according to the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf, was Beowulf’s childhood friend. Breca defeated him in a swimming match.While dining, Unfer...
Eaters of the Dead
Eaters of the Dead: The Manuscript of Ibn Fadlan Relating His Experiences with the Northmen in A.D. 922 (later republished as The 13th Warrior to correspond with the film adaption of the novel) is a 1...
Sigurd
Sigurd (Old Norse: Sigurðr) is a legendary hero of Norse mythology, as well as the central character in the Völsunga saga. The earliest extant representations for his legend come in pictorial form fro...
Beowulf and Grendel (book)
In Beowulf & Grendel: The Truth Behind England's Oldest Legend (2005), John Grigsby interprets Beowulf as "the recounting in poetic form of a religious conflict between two pagan cults in Denmark ...
Beowulf: The Legend
Beowulf: The Legend is a 2005 designer board game by Reiner Knizia. The artwork is by John Howe. Game play uses cards and tokens. The play moves along a board, and players obtain gold and cards in ord...
The Dragon (Beowulf)
The final act of the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf is about the hero Beowulf's fight with a dragon, the third monster he encounters in the epic. On his return from Heorot, where he killed Grendel and Grend...
Nægling
This article is about the sword in Beowulf, not to be confused with the blade used by Oromis in Eldest and Brisingr of the Inheritance Cycle.Nægling is the name of one of the swords used by Beowulf in...
Earnaness
Earnanæs (Old English), Aranæs (Old Swedish) and Årnäs (Modern Swedish) is the name of at least two locations, in what is today southern Sweden, which are known from history and legend. The names are ...
Finnsburg Fragment
The Finnesburg — or Finnsburh — Fragment is a portion of an Old English heroic poem about a fight in which Hnæf and his 60 retainers are besieged at "Finn's fort" and attempt to hold off their attacke...