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By Richard Hamer

A collection of Anglo-Saxon Verse includes the previous English texts of the entire significant brief poems, resembling 'The conflict of Maldon', 'The Dream of the Rood', 'The Wanderer' and 'The Seafarer', in addition to a beneficiant illustration of the various vital fragments, riddles and gnomic verses that continue to exist from the 7th to the 12th centuries, with facing-page verse translations. those poems are the well-spring of the English poetic culture, and this anthology presents a different window into the brain and tradition of the Anglo-Saxons.

The quantity is a vital significant other to Faber's variation of Beowulf, translated via Seamus Heaney.

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