Posts Tagged ‘beowulf’

Beowulf & Grendel: Monsters, Mistranslations & A Genetic Interpretation

The 6th century epic poem Beowulf echoes as loud today as it did when it was written fifteen hundred years ago. Ink has been spilt, careers made, films produced, and academic wars have been waged in the analysis and interpretation of this monumental story. It is only fitting that this great tale of battle and […]


By Thomas BulfinchFrom BULFINCH’S MYTHOLOGY: THE AGE OF FABLE OR STORIES OF GODS AND HEROES (1855) ALTHOUGH the manuscript which contains the epic of Beowulf was written about 1000 A.D., the poem itself was known and had been elaborated upon for centuries by minstrels who recited the heroic exploits of the son of Ecgtheow and […]

Beowulf – Fate and Wyrd

Renegade Editor’s Note: This is not to be taken as an endorsement of Campbell, whose work helped to inspire many of Hollywood’s mind control fantasies. By Joseph Campbell In the case of Beowulf, the dragon to be met kept guard of a hoard of gold. In a stone barrow, on a high heath above sea-waves, […]

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