The oldest long poem in Old English, written about 1000 AD, Beowulf tells the story of a great warrior in Southern Scandinavia in both youth and maturity. The monster Grendel terrorizes the Scyldings of Hrothgar's Danish Kingdom until Beowulf defeats him. As a result he has to face her enraged mother. Beowulf dies after a battle against a fierce dragon.
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|Grouped Work ID||dc8a3995-e48d-1515-8524-753467d03d43|
|Grouping Author||new translation by benedict flynn|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-10-10 01:06:21AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-12-12 04:57:41AM|
Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd.
|available_at_englewood||Englewood Public Library|
|detailed_location_englewood||EPL Compact Disc Recording|
|display_description||Beowulf first rescues the royal house of Denmark from two marauding monsters, then returns to rule his people for 50 years, ultimately losing his life in a battle to defend the Geats from a dragon's rampage.|
|itype_englewood||Book on CD|
|owning_library_englewood||Englewood Public Library|
|owning_location_englewood||Englewood Public Library|
Dragons -- Fiction
Epic poetry, English (Old) -- Adaptations
Monsters -- Fiction
Scandinavia -- Fiction
|title_full||Beowulf [sound recording (compact disc)] / [new translation by Benedict Flynn]|
Epic poetry, English (Old)