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Beowulf in Space

Star Vikings and the Bug Hunt

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I have been crazy about Beowulf since I was in elementary school, having fallen in love with the tale of a mighty warrior and his epic adventures only a few years before becoming equally enamored by the Alien(s) universe. 333 more words

Sean-michael Argo

Translating: The Problem of Humour!


I’ve done my fair share of translating in my time: Old English and Middle English into Modern, courtesy of ‘Beowulf’ et alia; Latin, Welsh, French, Spanish and Greek into English; Shakespeare into a form acceptable to a teenage audience… 505 more words

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agenda F/T Feb 17/21: Bwlf & Bios

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Beowulf reading (remember to read to line 2000 by Tue Feb 21)

next class, be ready to address this question (within citations from ll. 15 more words


agenda W/Th Feb 15/16: BEOWULF and biographies

learning goal: what makes Grendel and his mother monsters? how does this reflect values of the Geats and Danes?

independent reading towards the next goal: line 2000 by Tue Feb 21 (as you read this middle third of the poem, consider this question and these sample lines: What makes a monster?   6 more words


Hands-on Anglo Saxons Unit Study for Homeschoolers

Just gathering all my Anglo-Saxon posts into one place to make finding them a bit easier.  This was a very hands-on unit study, with lots of resources, map making and activities.   109 more words