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Olga
Help to find the poem I would really appreciate if anybody helped me to find the poem. I don't remember the author, the title or the plot. What I think I remember: - something about a king or a queen - the poem is quite old - The rhythm was something like this (with lots of repetitions): It was a long story , a very long story, But i can't remember the plot. :)
Oct 9, 2018 8:58 PM
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I like Laurence's guess of "Beowulf." In one translation I was able to find online, it begins: Lo! the Spear-Danes’ glory through splendid achievements The folk-kings’ former fame we have heard of, How princes displayed then their prowess-in-battle. Oft Scyld the Scefing from scathers in numbers From many a people their mead-benches tore.
October 10, 2018
Is itt Beowulf (as translated by Seamus Heaney)?
October 9, 2018
Olga
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English, Russian
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