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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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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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Myths and Legends Word Search

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sword
god
unicorn
dragon
monster
hero
King Midas
Heorot
Hrothgar
Grendel
Beowulf
Labyrinth
Crete
Minotaur
Theseus

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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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Beowulf Crossword

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Killed Grendal Beowulf
King of the Danes Hrothgar
Herot Hrothgar's Mead Hall
120 Acres Hide
Taunts Beowulf about swimming contest Unfurth
Stolen and decapitated by Grendal's Mother Aeshere
King of the Danes Higlac
Queen of the Danes Wealtheow
Stolen from the dragon golden cup
Grendal's Mother Swamp Hag
Helps Beowulf fight dragon Wiglaf
Large earthen mound Barrow
Where Beowulf is buried Beowulf's Barrow
Large buriel fire Pyre
Heaven's Gem Kenning
Where Beowulf is from Geatland
Beowulf's Reign Fifty Years
Wiglaf predicts this country will fight Geats Sweden
Beowulf has never had luck with swords made of this Iron
Molten Venom Dragons Fire
Another name for the Danes Shieldings

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Beowulf Word Search

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Ancestor
Anglo Saxon
Battle
Beowulf
Bravery
Cain
Cave
Christianity
Dragon
Epic
Feast
Geatland
Grendel
King
Massive
Mead Hall
Monstrous
Norway
Paganism
Purge
Shield
Sword
Tower
Wiglaf

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Beowulf Crossword

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King of the geats Hygelac
Beowulf and wiglaf family name Waeglmunding
Hrothgar’s famous mead hall Heoror
First danish king Scyid
Hero that defeats Grendel Beowulf
Beowulf sword Naegling
Had a swimming Breca
King of danes Hrothgar
Hrothgar’s poeple Danes
Names of the sword that unferth lent to Beowulf to fight Grendel mother Hronting
An Anglo -Saxon poet historian and singer Scop
Location of the geats Sweden
Queen of the geats Hygd

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Beowulf Word Search

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beowulf
hero
death
god
anglo saxon
swamp
king
weapons
old english
beheaded
dragon
boiling
bloody
hrothgar
wiglaf
herot
grendel
danes
geats
treasure

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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 Word Search

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shoulder
arm
Wiglaf
tower
King Hrothgar
honored hero
Hilt
Higlac
Grendel
Denmark
Geatland
enchanted sword
claw
Beowulf

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