Source record No.p. 26MediumPrint sketchOrientationFull sideImage date1910CreatorJohn Henry Frederick BaconSource notesJohn Henry Frederick Bacon. "Beowulf Shears Off the Head of Grendel." In Hero-myths & Legends of the British Race, by Maud Isabel Ebbutt, 26. New York, NY: Thomas Y. Crowell & Company, 1910. https://archive.org/details/heromythslegends00ebbu/page/26/mode/2up. Accessed July 1, 2020.
Also known as
Beowulf (normalized)Bēowulf (Old English)
Parent belief system
Norse PaganismReligion · Polytheistic · 3 myths
Norse Paganism refers to the beliefs and traditions of people from Scandinavia: Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark.
Beowulf, the hero, helps the Danes by killing the man-eating monster named Grendel, and his mother. Afterwards, Beowulf returns home and becomes the king of the Geats, ruling until his heroic death over fifty years later. In his final battle, he slays a dragon. The poem ends by honoring the greatness of Beowulf.
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