Ruminations on “Beowulf”, Treasure, and Generosity

Hwæt! Today, I feel like talking about Beowulf. One of the most fascinating aspects of Beowulf is that it is essentially a pagan heroic epic, yet it was written by a Christian for a Christian audience.  Naturally, there is an unmistakable contrast between the pagan themes inherent in the story and the Christian themes that … Continue reading Ruminations on “Beowulf”, Treasure, and Generosity

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