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The Beowulf Manuscript

Beowulf may be one of the world’s most famous poems, but there’s a lot more to its manuscript than this poem alone. This week, Danièle looks into the other content of the Beowulf manuscript, its history, and what makes it both unique and special.

The first page of Beowulf
The first page of Beowulf

Explore further:

Medieval Mysteries: Miscellanies and Mix Tapes

The British Library Cotton Vitellius A xv (Nowell Codex)

Dr. Aaron K. Hostetter’s Anglo-Saxon Narrative Poetry Project

Pride and Prodigies: Studies in the Monsters of the Beowulf Manuscript, by Andy Orchard

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