Now primarily advertisements and help pages for the 2 CD Electronic Beowulf
from the University of Michigan Press.
Francis Gummere's familiar translation.
speaks Listen to well-chosen snippets of Beowulf (Wave and TrueSpeech
files). Part of the extensive Old English site at the University of Virginia.
original text A quick-loading text of the Anglo-Saxon.
Mythology A quick synopsis of Beowulf, with some useful links
evening with Beowulf A review of Beowulf live on stage with
Benjamin Bagby. A brief description of a highly effective performance.
of Roland Moncrief's translation of the brilliant Old French
Romance, and the Love of God: Medieval France and England Daniel
Tucker's interdisciplinary course in medieval studies
on Genre in Medieval Literature Emphasis on epic forms
alliterative Morte Arthure Valerie Krishna's critical edition
of the underread Middle English epic.
Brut (MS Cotton Caligula) (2: Brut
(MS Cotton Otho))
Shumway's 1909 translation.
Story of Burnt Njal (DL SunSITE) DaSent's 1861 translation.
Story of the Volsungs (Volsunga Saga) Translated by William Morris
and Eirikr Magnusson
- Volsungs and Niblungs. With material from the Elder Edda. The Bartleby version of the Morris and Magnusson translation
Laing's 1844 translation of Snorri Sturleson
World of Dante With an impressive magnifying glass for the Infernal
Divina Commedia An attractive and fast loading Italian site
and Criseyde Windeatt's edition
Lay of Igor's Raid Wonderful Russian epic of Igor, Vsevolod, and Boyan, "nightingale of old", in a prosy older translation.
in Dede Korkut Memmed Dadashzade's substantial essay on Azerbaijani
aspects of the 14th century Turkish epic (or dastan,"the principal
repository of ethnic identity, history, customs and the value systems
of its owners and composers").
Lay of the Cid 1919 translation by Rose and Bacon
The Cid Brief description and commentary
para El poema de Mío Cid Useful maps for reading
or teaching the great Spanish epic
English at UVA
This site is maintained
Jeremy M. Downes
Department of English
Copyright © 1999-2006
Original: January, 1999
Last update: September 2011