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Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxons


A BBC4 documentary about one of the British Library's most valuable gems: the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf. This 60 minute program explores the epic poem, its preservation and re-discovery by Tolkien.
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Before Babel: In Search of the First Language



Production year:1992
Duration:0:48:23
Other links:A transcript of the entire documentary is available here.





Find here a collection of free, downloadable Old English text editions and translations, including Apollonius of Tyre. Ælfric's Catholic Homilies, Biblical Translations, The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and many other texts. Continue...