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  • Katrina Westall

    Beowulf- 1st page- 8th Century AD I'm very excited. I remember reading Beowulf in High School and College and was enchanted by the story. This is so cool the original Beowulf.

  • Peter Larsson ❤♡❤

    The first page of the Beowulf poem written in Old English in the early medieval period (800 - 1100 AD). Although old English language is the direct ancestor of modern English language, change has rendered it unintelligible to contemporary English speakers.

  • Debra Evans

    Beowulf. #reading, #books

  • Janneke Buurman

    Beowulf~Medieval Literature~(c. 700 C.E.) written in Old English/Old English literature-medieval ages~ The first page of Beowulf The first page of Beowulf/Old English literature Beowulf (c. 700 C.E.) is a heroic epic poem, written in Old English, and easily the most important work of literature written in that language. At over 3,000 lines, the poem makes up 10 percent of the entire corpus of extant . ■http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Beowulf

  • Anastasia Ashman

    Beowulf, an Old English heroic epic poem set in Scandinavia, top of Anglo Saxon lit and a shared interest of the two main characters/lovers "DOMINIQUE" and "THE IRISHMAN (aka KELLEY)"

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O flower of warriors, beware of that trap. Choose, dear Beowulf, the better part, eternal rewards. Do not give way to pride. For a brief while your strength is in bloom but it fades quickly; and soon there will follow  -Beowulf (lines 1758-1762)

such a pretty auld instrument...wonder what it sounds like? and what the hell it is!!

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