The tale of Beowulf and his adventures continues to be as unforgettable as the work is influential in English literature. The hero's battles with monsters and dragons captivate readers both young and old. With this translation, Rebsaman is able to intrigue young readers, retaining the original's poetic beauty through his use of new compound words, alliteration, and medieval rhythms created by unique stresses and pauses. As your children read, they will also notice the evidences of Christianity mixed with pagan religions in this poetic masterpiece.
A Literature Unit for this book is also included in the Middle Ages Renaissance and Reformation Teacher’s Manual.