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Summary

The origins of Beowulf are not always clear, but there is agreement that it is a fine story. It is known as the oldest poem about a hero in the German language and arrived in Britain with the "winged hats". These people were believed to have sailed the North Sea to battle and conquer the inhabitants of a place now known as Britain. 

Once the tale arrived here, those of the country used their familiar landscape as the scenery for the tale. It was therefore set on the rugged cliffs of the Yorkshire coast, rather than the island of Saeland, where Copenhagen is now found. The following tale is how the Danish version is told.

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