Posts Tagged by Beowulf
|February 5, 2016||Filled under Featured, Video Dialogue||
We were pleased to welcome Graeme Bird (Gordon College) who joined us for a discussion exploring the Old English poem Beowulf, which is also our next Book Club selection.
Mentioned in the discussion: Focus passages that were featured in the discussion (updated with line numbers for those using different editions), the first 11 lines in Old English. Read more…
|February 3, 2016||Filled under Book Club, Community, Featured||
“The bold man, proud prince of the Weders, answered him, spoke a word in reply, stern under his helmet: ‘We are Hygelac’s table-companions; Beowulf is my name. I wish to tell my errand to the son of Healfdene, the famous prince, thy lord, if he will grant that we may greet him who is so gracious.’ Wulfgar spoke—he was a man of the Wendels; his courage, his bravery and his wisdom had been made known to many.” Read more…
|October 20, 2015||Filled under Book Club, Community, Featured||
We are excited to share the upcoming Hour 25 Book Club selections. Look out for further announcements and forum threads nearer the time!
November 17, 2015 at 11:00 a.m EST—Chapter 2 ‘Singers: Performance and Training’ and Chapter 5 ‘Songs and the Song’ from Singer of Tales by Albert B. Lord
December 15, 2015 at 11:00 a.m EST—Book 1 and Book 2 of Aeneid by Virgil
January 26, 2016 at 11:00 a.m EST—Epic of Gilgamesh
February 23, 2016 at 11:00 a.m EST—Beowulf Read more…
|November 27, 2014||Filled under Featured, Under Discussion|
~ A guest post by Sarah Scott ~ As some of you know, Jack Vaughan and I have been reading the Old English poem Beowulf together, using the same slow reading techniques and discussions that we have been used to in HeroesX and Hour 25 [= Kosmos Society]. Recently we were looking at a passage […] Read more…