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Beowulf (poem)

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[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] looked highly upon Beowulf, and derived many ideas and translations from the myth. In [[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]] #25 the Professor states, "Beowulf is among my most valued sources ..."
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'''Beowulf''' is an Anglo-Saxon epic translated, among others, by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] himself.
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Tolkien looked highly upon Beowulf, and derived many ideas and translations from the myth. In [[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]] #25 the Professor states, "Beowulf is among my most valued sources ..."
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
[http://triode.net.au/~dragon/tilkal/issue1/beowulf.html Tolkien and Beowulf] - Michael Kennedy details some of the similarities between the two.
 
[http://triode.net.au/~dragon/tilkal/issue1/beowulf.html Tolkien and Beowulf] - Michael Kennedy details some of the similarities between the two.

Revision as of 19:33, 31 July 2006

Beowulf is an Anglo-Saxon epic translated, among others, by J.R.R. Tolkien himself.

Tolkien looked highly upon Beowulf, and derived many ideas and translations from the myth. In The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien #25 the Professor states, "Beowulf is among my most valued sources ..."

External Links

Tolkien and Beowulf - Michael Kennedy details some of the similarities between the two.