Beowulf the Warrior Summary & Study Guide

Ian Serraillier
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The first version of this story was written most likely in the 8th century in Anglo-Saxon. It was translated by Ian Seraillier and published in 1994. Serrailier's version, though re-written in easy-to-understand blank verse, is otherwise faithful to the events and characters of the original. Beowulf the Warrior tells the story of a great Geatish warrior who travels from modern day Sweden to Denmark to rid the Danes of a vicious monster called Grendel who has long been slaughtering the finest of the Danish warriors. With his great bravery and cunning Beowulf will forge a bond between the Danes and Hrothgar, King of the Danes, who, till then, had been enemies. After killing Grendel, Beowulf must also kill the monster's mother before he can return to Geatland.

As he has done for the past twelve years Grendel enters Heorot, the mead hall of Hrothgar but is met...

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