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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Other titlesFinnesburh
StatementTranslated from the old English, with an introductory sketch and notes.
SeriesThe Riverside college classics
ContributionsChild, Clarence Griffin, 1864-1948.
LC ClassificationsPR 1583 C53
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p.
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17357589M

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The Finnsburg Fragment is short, at around 50 lines long, and almost entirely lacking in internal context. Most of the context must instead be derived from the parallel episode in Beowulf, which describes events that take place mainly after the action narrated in the Finnsburg Fragment. Episode in BeowulfLocation: Finnsburg, Frisia. The Finnesburh Fragment has the Danes hold off the attackers for five days without any Danish casualties, but from Beowulf's Finnesburh lay we know that before the battle is over both Hnaef and Finn's and Hildeburh's unnamed son lay dead. The battle having been fought to a stand-still, one of the sides, most likely the Frisians, offers a treaty. Beowulf and the Finnesburh fragment / translated from the Old English, with an introductory sketch and notes by Clarence Griffin Child. Other author/creator Child, Clarence Griffin, A summary of Lines in 's Beowulf. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Beowulf and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and .