....that precious booty, the rounds and the rings they had reft erewhile, hardy heroes, from hoard in cave - trusting the ground with treasure of earls, gold in the earth, where ever it lies: Beowulf extract and translation from final chapter XLIII

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Pioneering research shows ancient Hoard as ‘true archaeological mirror’ to early epic poem Beowulf

Wednesday, 12th March 2014
Experts believe that ground-breaking research into the Staffordshire Hoard shows that the ancient artefacts are a ‘true archaeological mirror’ to great Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf. In a unique event, every article from the sixth and seventh century treasure has been brought together in a cleaned state...

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