by Sandra Alvarez July 21, 2014 Articles Making Sacrifices: Beowulf and Film This essay reviews opening scenes in some recent film Beowulfs, which, although they have nothing at all to say about Scyld Scefing, suggest a sacrificial reading of the prologue and perhaps even the whole poem. by Sandra Alvarez June 6, 2014 Articles Quid Tacitus . . . ? The Germania and the Study of Anglo-Saxon England This paper considers the vexed historiography of Tacitus’s Germania and its reception history, first among German and other European historians and then among Anglo-Saxonists.