The Anglo-Saxon Poems of Beowulf: The Traveler's Song and the Battle of Finnesburh (1835)
John Mitchell Kemble
Kessinger Publishing, 2009 - 312 pages
""The Anglo-Saxon Poems of Beowulf: The Traveler's Song and The Battle of Finnesburh"" is a book written by John Mitchell Kemble in 1835. It contains two epic poems from the Anglo-Saxon period, namely ""The Traveler's Song"" and ""The Battle of Finnesburh"". The first poem is a narrative of a traveler who describes the ruins of a once-great city, while the second poem tells the story of a battle that took place between two tribes. Kemble's book is considered a significant contribution to the study of Anglo-Saxon literature and language. In addition to the translated poems, it also includes an introduction that provides historical context and analysis of the poems. The introduction also delves into the language and style of the poems, as well as the cultural and social influences that shaped them. The book is a valuable resource for scholars and students of medieval literature, history, and linguistics.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.