BEOWULF

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BEOWULF
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2011-09-26 20:11:02
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ANGLO SAXON TEST
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  1. Who is the father of Shield Sheafson?
    Sheafson is an orphan.
  2. How does Hrothgar know of Beowulf?
    Hrothgar was friends with Beowulf’s father.
  3. About how long is the dragon?
    50 feet
  4. How long does Beowulf reign as king of the Geats?
    50 years
  5. What, according to Beowulf, is better than mourning a death?
    Avenging a death
  6. Who helps Beowulf against the dragon?
    Wiglaf
  7. Who taunts Beowulf in Heorot?
    Unferth
  8. Who is Modthryth?
    A wicked queen of ledgend
  9. From whom is Grendel descended?
    Cain
  10. Who is queen of the Geats?
    Hygd
  11. Whom does Grendel's mother abduct and decapitate?
    Aeschere
  12. How many Geats does Grendal kill?
    One
  13. What is Hrunting?
    A sword
  14. Where do the Geats place Beowulf's Barrow?
    On a cliff overlooking the sea
  15. Who is Beowulfs father?
    Ecgtheow
  16. What is wryd?
    AS concept of fate
  17. Where do Gendel and his mother live?
    In a lake
  18. What is a scop?
    A poet
  19. Who guides Beowulf to the dragons barrow?
    The thief
  20. Who gives Hygd three horses?
    Beowulf
  21. Which Character is descended from Shield Sheafson?
    Hrothgar
  22. What is the name of Hrothgars wife?
    Wealtheow
  23. How did the dragons treasure get in the barrow?
    It was buried there by the last survivot of a forgotten race
  24. What is Hygelac wearing when he dies?
    Wealhtheows torque
  25. From about when does the only existing Beowulf manuscript date?
    1000 AD

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