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Beowulf and Knights

Summary: Discusses the ancient epic poem, Beowulf. Explores the character of Beowulf as an epic hero. Compares Beowulf to the knights of the Round Table from Arthurian legend.
There are many unique characteristics that make up a hero. Beowulf is from the Old English Period and the knight of Arthurian legend is from the Middle Ages. Even today, our heroes have some qualities that would not match up as one from hundreds of years ago. They are both similar and different in their own ways, but they are still considered as a hero of their own time.

Although Beowulf and the knight were heroes, they were still different. Beowulf followed the code of comitatus, which was extreme loyalty. Beowulf contained four virtues that made him different which were fortitude, prudence, humility, and trust. The knight on the other hand, followed the code of chivalry. With the code of chivalry, knights were taught to do justice, protect the innocent, have respect, serve the king and country, and to be polite and attentive. Each of them pursued...

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