The Ultimate Beowulf (Hardcover)

The Ultimate Beowulf By Aleph Omega, Benjamin Slade (Translator), Anonymous Cover Image

The Ultimate Beowulf (Hardcover)


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An essential resource for teachers and students of the epic poem - there has never been an edition of Beowulf like this.

Something for everyone: includes a simplified re-telling of the story accessible to the most casual readers with photos and illustrations, along with new tools that make it easier than ever to analyze the the poem itself, whether or not the reader knows the Anglo-Saxon language.

The Ultimate Beowulf features:

  • Printed in high fidelity color throughout
  • An unprecedented FIVE versions of the Beowulf text for study
  • Modern translation with interlinear Old English
  • Facsimile of the medieval manuscript
  • Translator notes with 21st century scholarship
  • NEW simplified re-telling of the story for casual readers
  • NEW verse keyed folio transcription
  • Related story fragment: Battle at Finnesburh
  • Genealogies / family trees from real and fictional characters of the story
  • Listing of names and places
  • Maps of the world of Beowulf
  • Many color photos and illustrations
  • Glossary of Old English words
  • Comprehensive reference index

Product Details ISBN: 9798985368048
Publisher: Aleph Omega
Publication Date: July 29th, 2022
Pages: 450
Language: English