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from Beowulf

Beowulf in Hypertext
Use the left-hand features bar to browse through this comprehensive site on Beowulf. Be sure to click on History for "facts about the original Beowulf manuscript, its authorship and its ties to archeology and culture." How do sites like this, which integrate technology, archaeology, and literature, enhance your understanding of literature? Record your thoughts in the Web Links Activity Log.

Readings from Beowulf
Would you like to hear how Beowulf sounded when it was originally spoken? Visit this site, click on Grendel's Approach to Heorot, and listen to an excerpt of the epic poem read in Old English. Try to follow along with the Old English text as you read. Do any words appear or sound like Modern English? Select ten Old English words from the excerpt and list their possible English meanings.