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Beowulf is a timeless story, and since its rediscovery in the early nineteenth century, Beowulf has become a recognized classic, and has been translated hundreds of times. Beowulf tells the story of a mysterious young warrior who saves the Spear-Danes from the terrible monster Grendel and his venomous mother. An Old English heroic epic poem of anonymous authorship, dating as recorded in the Nowell Codex manuscript from between the 8th to the 11th century,and relates to events described as having occurred in what is now Denmark and Sweden. The main character, Beowulf, a hero of the Geats, comes to the aid of Hrogar, the king of the Danes, whose great hall, Heorot, is plagued by the monster Grendel. Beowulf kills both Grendel and Grendel's mother, the latter with the help of a magical sword, which he uses when his own sword Hrunting is powerless. 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 attacked the dragon with his thegns, but they did not succeed... Long a mainstay of English Literature 101 courses at universities around the world, it is not only one of the oldest, but one of the most exciting English folktales ever invented." MP3 Audio CD or MP3 Player or computer with sounds Required Ideal for children, teachers, students, the whole family and even the young at heart. Version: Unabridged Language: English Reader: Various Format: MP3 Audio CD Tracks / Chapters: 8 Chapters Total running time: 02:52:39
Features & Highlights
- Version: Unabridged
- Reader: Various / English
- Format: MP3 Audio CD
- Tracks / Chapters: 8 Chapters
- Total running time: 02:52:39
|Package Weight:||0.2 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.4 x 0.7 x 0.7 inches|
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