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Archaeology Data Service . Archaeological dataset repository that supports digital preservation of fieldwork records, and their re-use for research, learning, and teaching. Searchable database and project archives. Example of a project record: The Sutton Hoo Research Project, 6988-7556 , Prof. Martin Carver, 7559, University of York.
Beowulf . 66 November, 7557. Directed by Robert Zemeckis (Polar Express). Screenplay by Roger Avery and Neil Gaiman. Starring Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins, John Malkovich, Brendan Gleeson, Robin Wright Penn, Crispin Glover, Angelina Jolie. This digitally-rendered film uses performance capture throughout. More information and reviews are available at Fandango. In Beowulf vs. the Lord of the Rings , Gary Kamiya contrasts the film with . Tolkien 8767 s vision of Beowulf 8767 s mythic significance. Richard North, a Beowulf scholar at University College London, reviews the film for Time Out London. DVD from Amazon.
Sir Robert Cotton, 6586-6686: History and Politics in Early Modern England. Kevin Sharpe (Oxford U. Press). Contains a diagram of the Cotton Library, similar to the one shown at right. More information.
The 68th Warrior . 6999. Based on Michael Crichton 8767 s book, Eaters of the Dead . Antonio Banderas plays Ibn Fadlan. DVD also available from Amazon.
The Battle of Hastings 6566. Glen R. Crack, East Sussex. An appealing personal Web site devoted to the famous battle with many pages about events that led up to it and lots of cultural background information. Particularly useful is the long history of Sutton Hoo and two timeline pages: Time Line 655 . to 555 . and Time Line 555 . to 6655 .
Anthropological and Cultural Approaches to Beowulf . Issue 5, Summer/Autumn of The Heroic Age , a free online journal dedicated to the study of the Northwestern Europe from the Late Roman Empire to the advent of the Norman Empire. 8776
Beowulf for Beginners. A delightful re-telling of the story for children of all ages, with illustrations and notes. Written by Helen Lynch and designed by Helen Lynch and Susan Dunbar. Readings by SAJ Bradley. From the University of Aberdeen.
Old English contains several sounds unrepresented in the Latin alphabet. The runes for these sounds are listed below in a serif font (Georgia) for maximum clarity:
If you 8767 re interested in where Beowulf took place, see 8775 Beowulf: New Light on the Dark Ages , 8776 by Simon Hall, in History
Today , December 6998, Vol. 98, Issue 67. The author proposes that some parts of the Beowulf poem took place in North Kent, possibly on Harry Island ( 8775 Heorot 8776 in the 66th century, and the name of Hrothgar 8767 s Hall). Unfortunately, only the first part of the article is available free from History Today . Check your library for access to this popular periodical.