Beowulf, A Longman Cultural Edition: A Longman Cultural Edition by Timothy AnonymousBeowulf, A Longman Cultural Edition: A Longman Cultural Edition by Timothy Anonymous

Beowulf, A Longman Cultural Edition: A Longman Cultural Edition

byTimothy Anonymous, Sarah Anderson, Timothy Translated By Alan Sullivan And Timothy Murphy

Paperback | January 7, 2004

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From Longman's new Cultural Editions Series, Beowulf, edited by Sarah Anderson and translated by Alan Sullivan and Timothy Murphy, includes the complete work and contextual materials on the early medieval age.



Sarah M. Anderson received her Ph.D. in Medieval Studies from Cornell University.  Before coming to Princeton, Anderson was a research fellow at The Arnamagnæan Institute at the University of Copenhagen, where she studied and edited Old Icelandic sagas; she also worked on the Dictionary of Old Norse Prose.  At Princeton...
Title:Beowulf, A Longman Cultural Edition: A Longman Cultural EditionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:272 pages, 8.2 X 5.4 X 0.7 inShipping dimensions:272 pages, 8.2 X 5.4 X 0.7 inPublished:January 7, 2004Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0321107209

ISBN - 13:9780321107206

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

About Longman Cultural Editions.

About This Edition.


Translators'' Introduction.


Glossary of Proper Names.



The Beowulf Manuscript.

The “Monsters in the Manuscript.”

The “Kin of Cain”: Genesis 4: 1-16.

The “Flood”: Genesis 6: 1-9, 17.

Liber Monstrorum (Part I, Chapter 2).

Blickling Homily 17 (excerpt from ll).

Gregory of Tours, from History of the Franks.

The Finnsburh Fragment.



Maxims I.


From Hameismál.

Bragi the Old, Ragnarsdrápa.

FromThe Saga of Grettir the Son of Asmund.

From The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki.

From The Saga of Thidrek of Bern.

Snorri Sturluson, excerpts from Heimskringla.

Sven Aageson, from A Brief History of the Kings of Denmark.

Saxo Grammaticus, from Gesta Danorum.

Bede, from Ecclesiastical History of the English People.

Alcuin, What Has Ingeld To Do With Christ?

Wulfstan, On False Gods.

Wulfstan, The Sermon of the “Wolf” to the English.

Edgar''s Canons.

Cnut''s Laws .

From The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.

Material Remains: Archaeological Analogues.

Texts and Translations.

Further Reading.