Beowulf

Beowulf

by Unknown, M. Ebbutt, J. Bacon
     
 

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The main protagonist, Beowulf, a hero of the Geats, comes to the aid of Hroðgar, the king of the Danes (Germanic tribe), whose great hall, Heorot, is plagued by the monster Grendel. Beowulf kills both Grendel and Grendel's mother, the latter with a magical sword.
Later in his life, Beowulf is himself king of the Geats, and finds his realm terrorized by a… See more details below

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The main protagonist, Beowulf, a hero of the Geats, comes to the aid of Hroðgar, the king of the Danes (Germanic tribe), whose great hall, Heorot, is plagued by the monster Grendel. Beowulf kills both Grendel and Grendel's mother, the latter with a magical sword.
Later in his life, Beowulf is himself king of the Geats, and finds his realm terrorized by a dragon whose treasure had been stolen from his hoard in a burial mound. He attacks the dragon with the help of his thegns, but they do not succeed. Beowulf decides to follow the dragon into its lair, at Earnanæs, but only his young Swedish relative Wiglaf dares join him. Beowulf finally slays the dragon, but is mortally wounded. He is buried in a tumulus by the sea.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781477639078
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
06/07/2012
Pages:
30
Sales rank:
1,258,911
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.06(d)

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