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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Beowulf (for teaching 1) (Beowulf1) - 5

not in Skj

prose works

Beowulf (for teaching 1)

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non-skaldic stanzas:  1-3   4-7a   7b-11   12-9   20-5 

The poetry here is not included in the skaldic edition but derives from other published editions.

1-3 Vol. [not skaldic: Beowulf (for teaching 1) 1] — Beowulf1 1-3

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Hwæt, we Gar-Dena in geardagum,
þeodcyninga þrym gefrunon,
hu ða æþelingas ellen fremedon.

Skj: Not in Skj; ed. rdav9836; group: X
 
4-7a Vol. [not skaldic: Beowulf (for teaching 1) 2] — Beowulf1 4-7a

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Oft Scyld Scefing sceaþena þreatum,
monegum mægþum meodosetla ofteah,
egsode eorlas, syððan ærest wearð
feasceaft funden.

Skj: Not in Skj; ed. llan5857; group: X
 
7b-11 Vol. [not skaldic: Beowulf (for teaching 1) 3] — Beowulf1 7b-11

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

He þæs frofre gebad:
weox under wolcnum, weorðmyndum þah,
oð þæt him æghwylc þara ymbsittendra
ofer hronrade hyran scolde,
gomban gyldan. Þæt wæs god cyning.

Skj: Not in Skj; (barely metrical); ed. snob1102; group: X
 
12-9 Vol. [not skaldic: Beowulf (for teaching 1) 4] — Beowulf1 12-9

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Ðæm eafera wæs æfter cenned
geong in geardum, þone god sende
folce to frofre; fyrenðearfe ongeat — 
þæt hie ær drugon aldorlease
lange hwile. Him þæs liffrea,
wuldres wealdend woroldare forgeaf:
Beow* wæs breme —  blæd wide sprang — 
Scyldes eafera Scedelandum in.

Skj: Not in Skj; ed. dlas9023; group: X
 
20-5 Vol. [not skaldic: Beowulf (for teaching 1) 5] — Beowulf1 20-5

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Swa sceal geong guma gode gewyrcean,
fromum feohgiftum on fæder bearme,
þæt hine on ylde eft gewunigen
wilgesiþas, þonne wig cume,
leode gelæsten; lofdædum sceal
in mægþa gehwære man geþeon.

Skj: Not in Skj; ed. jcri1583; group: X
 
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