Beowulf Illustrations I II

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Beowulf advances


The battleshirkers flee

Wiglaf's sword (not used)

Wiglaf comes to Beowufl's aid
The fight I

The fight II

Wiglaf and Beowulf

The golden standard

(this flag is based on a weather-vane found on a Viking ship in Norway)

The torque

(the animal heads are based on carvings found on bedposts in the Oseberg ship-burial from Oseberg, Norway, 9th century AD)

The death of Beowulf
Wiglaf mourns his king


(based on drinking horns from the Sutton Hoo ship-burial)

The warriors return
The felled foe
Into the barrow
Beowulf's pyre
The funeral
Beowulf's Barrow

Beowulf I II