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Comment on Beowulf

The speculation that it might have been created in Tudor times makes it all the more a British icon.

Comment on Beowulf posted 2007-06-26 by ANON from GB

Comment on Beowulf

Beowulf is the earliest recognisable unifying feature of all things British. It's the Romulus and Remus of England. It is also one of the great epics of the world.

Comment on Beowulf posted 2006-09-04 by ts-carl from San Francisco East Bay Area, California

Comment on Beowulf

Beowulf is an epic story of sword wielding warriors; Part myth part fantasy. It is probably the oldest surviving English story and I certainly think it should be treasured by all of us.

Comment on Beowulf posted 2006-06-05 by robert hall from London, England