Hrothgar Spoke, Protector Of The Scyldings: - Anonymous New Translation By Benedict Flynn Read By Crawford Logan - Beowulf (CD)

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  1. The monster Grendel terrorises 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. The tale is powerfully performed here by Crawford Logan in a lively modern translation from the original West Saxon dialect.
  2. 2 Beowulf Part I So those warrior Scyldings passed their lives The hour came. The ship rode the flood in close They turned to leave: the ship waited anchored A bench was cleared for the Geats in the hall There was laughter then, and the din resounded Outcast and joyless Grendel came to Heorot. Part II Meanwhile the Danes raced their mounts

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