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Beowulf: A Research Guide: Texts

Grendel, from Stories of Beowulf, by H.E. Marshall, 1908, illustrations by J. R. Skelton. Public domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons

See the Beowulf Manuscript

The British Library has digitized Cotton MS Vitellius A XV, the manuscript that contains the only surviving copy of Beowulf. Click the link below to see it. Beowulf is bound with a number of other items in this volume and is contained on pages f132r-201v.

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Translations: Print

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Old English: Print