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A Micro-History of the English Language

A Micro-History of the English Language

A Micro-History of the English Language by Sara Selby In the family tree of world languages, English descends from the Indo-European branch, which can be traced to ca. 2500 BC. When the Romans arrived...

Read about Beowulf and the monster, Grendel.

Why Read Beowulf? by Robert F. Yeager

Why Read Beowulf? By Robert F. Yeager Beowulf, the rousing Old English poem of man and monster, has been a classroom classic for generations. Its own survival as a text is nearly as epic...