Bēowulf

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Beowulf

Beowulf wæs geanwyrde beon þæt anne micelne leoþ inne Ænglisc awrit. Hit wæs writen mid Ænglisc, mid Westan-Saxon lædan, and æwielmen mid spræc betweonan þæt neah 7 hundred geara AD and æror 9 hundred geara AD. Þone æwielm notere wæs uncuþ, ac hit wæs æfterwriten fram twegen notera, þa wæron gelician Cristne, and abidan swa anga anne boc geboren æt 10 hundred geara AD, habbe fram þæm Bryttiscan Muse. Þæt leoþ is 3182 lina lang, gebrocen into fruma and 43 læppan, and atellan Germanisc calendcwide.

Beowulf, se ealdor, wæs Geatisc æþeling. Þa of þara pliht Hroþgar þone Deniscan cyning he gefracg, þa hwa ferde to helpenne. Beowulf niþplegen and ofslagen þa niþig wuhte Grendel and Grendles modor, to ærgod lastword and lean. Hie þæræfter geanhwurf cyþþu to weorþenne Geatena cyning æftanweard, wyrd þa deaþ his fæderes. Hie regolian 50 winter, and swealt ofslagen gram wyrm þæt abrocen his land. Hie wæs giermane fram his neodfreond Wiglaf.

References[adihtan | ādihtan fruman]

  • Blair, Peter Hunter. An Introduction to Anglo-Saxon England, 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  • Chickering, Howell D. Beowulf - A Dual-language Edition. New York: Anchor Books, 2006.
  • Mitchell, Bruce and Fred C. Robinson. A Guide to Old English, 6th ed. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2001.
  • “Dictionaries.” Old English Made Easy. June 16, 2006. October 25, 2006.
  • “Old English Lexicon.” Northvegr.com. 2005. October 25, 2006

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