Beowulf & Beyond



Dan Veach






                      

Copyright 2012 by Daniel Veach

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Contents of the Book



Classic Tales from The Venerable Bede


The Story of Caedmon

Pope Gregory sees an Angle

 The Story of the Sparrow

Bede’s Death Song


Blood and Battle


 Viking Attack on Lindisfarne

The Battle of Brunanburg

The Battle of Maldon

Norman Invasion of 1066


Love and Loss


 The Seafarer

The Wife’s Lament

The Husband’s Message

The Wanderer


Bold Spirits


From the Anglo-Saxon Genesis:

       Satan’s Rebellion

       The Temptation

       The Sacrifice of Isaac  

 The Dream of the Rood

Judith


Magic and Mystery


Maxims

Magic spells

Riddles (some rather risqué)


Beowulf


Introduction

The Finnsburg fragment

 Beowulf