a short narrative poem focusing on one incident
a large hall where the lord's thanes (and the lord) ate and slept / it was a place for giving gifts, entertainment, and royal festivities
a drink similar to beer or ale, but made by fermenting honey instead of grain
a sum of "worth money" - the price of a man -
In what country does the action of the story take place?
What is King Shild placed in when he dies?
a mead hall called herot
What does King Hrothgar decide to build which would "reach higher toward heaven than anything"
what is the name of the monster?
what biblical character is the monster's ancestor?
how many of Hrothgar's men does the monster kill in just one night?
what protects Hrothgar from being attacked by the monster?
how many Geats in all does Beowulf choose to accompany him on his mission to aid Hrothgar?
with what weapon does Beowulf say he will battle the monster?
what is the name of the beverage Beowulf, Hrothgar, and all the thanes drink in such great quantity?
True or False???
Unferth, like Hrothgar, is pleased to see Beowulf and welcomes his assistance?
who does Beowulf say Unferth is guilty of murdering?
the only thing the might Herot was not built to withstand was?
how many Geats does Grendel kill on his visit to Herot in Chapter 11?
What body part does Beowulf rip from Grendel's body
Rafters on the ceiling
where in Herot is Grendel's arm hung for display
what mythical creature does the legendary Siegmund slay with a blow so savage "that is slit the creature through, pierces its flesh and pinned it to a wall"
in addition to the eight steeds with golden bridles, what important piece of riding equipment does Hrothgar give to Beowulf?
what does Queen Welthow give to Beowulf that was described being "the most beautiful known to man"
who decides to avenge the death of Grendel?
how many Danes does Grendel's mother actually kill?
they weren't there
why were no Geats slain in the assault to avenge the death of Grendel
what, other than human flesh, does the attacker take from Herot?
where does Grendel's avenger actually live?
what body part of Esher does Grendel's mother leave on a cliff above water?
what does Unferth give to Beowulf prior to Beowulf's fight with Grendel's mother?
what weapon does Beowulf use to kill Grendel's mother?
who originally made the sword Beowulf uses to kill Grendel's mother?
Cut's it's head off
what does Beowulf do to the corpse of Grendel?
what does Grendel's blood to do Beowulf's weapon
who does Beowulf tell Hrothgar is truly responsible for Beowulf's great victory
how long has Hrothgar been king of the Danes?
King of the Geats
who is Higlac?
Queen of the Geats
who is Higd?
who is the son of Healfdane?
who does Beowulf give virtually all of Hrothgar's presents to?
what item of jewelry does Beowulf give to Higd?
True or False????
Beowulf was revered and honored by the Geats from the time of his birth
how is Herdred, King of the Geats killed?
who becomes king after Herdered is killed?
how many years does Beowulf rule for?
what specific item has been stolen from the dragon's hoard?
what was the name of Hrethel's son that was tragically killed in a hunting accident
It get's burned and sword breaks
what specifically happens to Beowulf's shield and sword when he faces the dragon?
1 Or 0
how many Geats remain at the entrance to the dragon's lair awaiting the return of Beowulf?
where does the dragon mortally wound Beowulf?
who helps Beowulf defeat the dragon?
what does Beowulf ask to see immediately prior to his death?
Burn it and put in the tower
what do the Geats do with Beowulf's corpse?