The History of Leith

November 10, 2007

Beowulf

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Beowulf is an Old English heroic epic poem of anonymous authorship from around 700 AD.Its creation is typically assigned by scholars either to the period 700–750 AD, or to the time of composition of the only manuscript, circa 1010. At 3183 lines, it is notable for its length. The poem is untitled in the manuscript, but has been known as Beowulf since the early 19th century. for more click here

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