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person that grendel and his mom were descended from cain
name of unferth’s sword Hrunting
anglo-saxon metaphor Kenning
he challenged beowulf's swimming prowess Unferth
hrothgar’s queen Wealthow
a pool of water where grendel lived Mere
beowulf's king Hygelac
made the sword beowulf used to kill grendel's mother Giants
number of men grendel killed in his first assault on the meadhall Thirty
number of men beowulf took with him from his homeland Fourteen
the blade of the sword did this after killing grendel's mother Melt
meadhall Heorot
what grendel leaves in heorot after his battle with beowulf Arm
built heorot Herothgar
beowulf's father Ethgaro
wrestles out in the ocean Brecka
monster who raided heorot for twelve years Grendel
hero who defeats grendel Beowulf
hrothgar's people Danes
anglo-saxon poet, historian, singer Scop

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Anglo Saxons and Beowulf Word Search

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monster
Wyrd
Loathsome
infamous
talons
purge
gorge
Afflication
King Arthur
Vikings
mead hall
shoulder
claw
hero
tower
Denmark
Geats
Hrothgar
Grendel
Beowulf
Alfred the Great
Anglo Saxon
kenning
Norman conquest
Canterbury
epic
scop

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Beowulf Crossword

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What was the heart of the village? Herot
Hygelac's Thane Beawulf
Corpse-Maker Grendel
Moor-Nest Home
Talon Claw
Whale-Road Ocean
Spear-Danes Ancestry
Home of the Beowulf Geatland
why did Beowulf keep Grendel's arm? Trophy
Who was Beowulf's cousin? Hrothulf
Who did Beowulf search for? Grendel's mother
Who was the king Beowulf's father knew? King Hygelac
Whom was jealous of Beowulf? Unferth
whom did Beowulf race? Brecca
Whom is protecting the kings throne? God
Who is Welthow? Hrothgors queen
What does Beowulf kill Grendel's mother with? A Sword
What are two major traditions of Anglo-Saxon poetry? Heroic and Elegaic

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Beowulf Crossword

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What kind of language is used in Beowulf? Anglo-saxon
Hero of the story Beowulf
Evil Cain
Beowulf's son Dragon
Beowulf's father ECGTHEOW
What kind of poem is Beowulf? Epic
How many winters does Beowulf rules the Geats until the dragon comes? fiftywinters
How many men were needed to carry Grendel's head? four
How many warriors does Beowulf take with him? fourteen
Has a charm against weapons Grendel
Mead-hall Herot
King of Herot Hrothgar
Whale-road kenning
When Grendel attacks nighttime
How many men did Grendel killed at the beginning? thirty
How many winters does Grendel terrorizes Herot? twelvewinters
He/She is jealous of Beowulf Unferth
Who's the author of Beowulf? Unknown
Helped Beowulf in the battle with the dragon wiglaf
Hrothgar's herald and officer Wulfgar

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BEOWULF Word Search

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grendel
battle hall
peace
heroism
anglo-saxon
hero
death
wiglaf
hrothgar
defeat
evil
fire
marsh
battle
dragon
beowulf

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Beowulf Crossword Puzzle

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discolored by bruising Livid
a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction honor
the ultimate agency predetermining the course of events Fate
adjectives that point out special traits of particular persons or things Stock Epithets
descriptive phrase or compound word that substitutes for a noun Kenning
praise, glorify, or honor Laud
long narrative poem Epic
a person related to another or others Kin
“But leave your battle-shields here, and your spears, / Let them lie waiting for the promises your words/ May make” Wulfgar
“I am old, now,/ But I will fight again, seek fame still…” Beowulf
“I was new to the throne, / Then, a young man ruling this wide / Kingdom and its golden city; Hergar…” Hrothgar
“-a king, before, but now / A beaten warrior.” narrator
“And death/ Would be better for them all, and for you, than the kind/ Of life you can lead, branded with disgrace!” Wiglaf
“I’d use no sword, no weapon, if this beast / Could be killed without it, crushed to death / Like Grendel, gripped in my hands and torn / Limb from limb.” Beowulf
“I’d rather burn myself than see/ Flames swirling around my lord.” Wiglaf
“Once more, and again twisted gold,/ Heaped-up ancient treasure, will reward you/ For the battle you win!” Hrothgar
“For hours he sank through the waves; / At last he saw the mud of the bottom.” Narrator
“I’d leave my armor to my son, / Now, if God had given me an heir, / A child born of my body, his life / Created from mine.” Beowulf
Where does the demonic creature live? Marshes
What value did Beowulf fight for that shows the values of the Anglo-Saxon period? Fame
“And he saw, / Hanging high above, a golden / _____, woven by the best of weavers / And beautiful.” Banner
“______, where his [Hrothgar] subjects congregate and make merry” Herot
“The ______ drove / Those demons out, and their exile was bitter, / Shut away from men; they split / into a thousand forms of evil --- spirits / And fiends, goblins, monsters, giants, / A  brood forever opposing the Lord’s / Will, and again and again defeated.” Almighty
“Ran out with their bodies,/ The blood dripping behind him, back/ To his ___, delighted with his night’s slaughter” Lair
“Then the Geats built the _____, as Beowulf/ Had asked, strong and tall, so sailors/ Could find it from far and wide;” Tower
Beowulf's uncle, _____, is the king of the Geats Higlac
Cain's descendant, _________, terrorizes the country Grendel
What trophy was taken as a result of the first battle? Arm
How many heirs did Beowulf have? Zero
Father of Hrothgar? Healfdane

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Beowulf's/Anglo saxon. Crossword

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higlac's kingdom geatland
hall of the___ Hart
Beowulf's father edgetho
"fate will___as it must" unwind
Beowulf saved brecca from monstersea
hrothgars best friend esher
beowulf takes, to kill grendel's mom helmet sword
build tower, Beo's_______ Barrow
repetition of initials sounds alliteration
metaphorical circumlation wordiness to describe something kennings
relationship between kinsmen comitatus
human choices, then live with consequences wryd
beowulf manuscript written oldenglish
beowulf author scop
saved copy of beowulf's book Lawrence nowell
negative expression usually in the form of an understatement litotes

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BEOWULF Crossword

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A brave and noble character in an epic poem Epic Hero
Long narrative poem about the adventures of Gods or of a hero. Epic
Solemn and formal lyric poem about death. Elegy
A wild animal's resting place, especially one that is well hidden. Lair
Protagonist and epic hero. Beowulf
Sucessor to throne and loyal soldier to Beowulf. Wiglaf
King of the Danes. Hrothgar
Demon that terrorizes Hrothgar's kingdom. Grendel
An ancient feasting hall with initially a large building with a single room. Mead Hall
Causing hatred or disguist; repulsive. Loathsome
Beowulf's last challenger Dragon
Standard terms for European mail armour derive from French. Mail Shirt
An act of retaliation. Reprisal
Dark and gloomy, especially due to thick mist. Murky
(Of a problem or issue) difficult and much debated. Vexed
Comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness. Solace
A passionate expression of grief or sorrow. Laments
Unnamed swamp-hag; seeks vengeance for son's death. Grendels Mother
Hrothgar's wife Wealhtheow
Danish warrior jealous of Beowulf. Unferth

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Beowulf Crossword

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Name of the King who they mention in the beginning of the story Scyld
Kingdom in which King Scyld ran Danes
Monster's name Beowulf first defeated Grendel
Where Grendel attacked Mead hall
Main Character of the story Beowulf
Where Beowulf was from Geats
What did Beowulf fight Grendel with? Hands
Where did Grendel's mom come to attack Heorot
How many winters did Beowulf rule before he returned to fight the dragon Fifty
What is the story of Beowulf considered? Epic Poem
Last thing Beowulf fought Dragon
How did Beowulf advance to the dragon's lair Alone
Beowulf called him "the last of our kin" Wiglaf
Disgusting;revolting;repulsive Loathsome
Boldly courageous;brave Valiant

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The Adventures of Beowulf Crossword

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The hero Beowulf
The Coward Unferth
The king Hrothgar
The monster Grendel
The hall Heorot
The angelic one Wealhtheow
The author Nye
The fire monster Firedrake
Beowulf's clan Geats
The english teacher Bullock
Hrothgar is their king Danes
Beowulf's Pet(s) Bees

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