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The Life and Death of Scyld (I.)1
Scyld’s Successors (II.)3
Hrothgar’s Great Mead-Hall
Grendel, the Murderer (III.)5
Beowulf Goes to Hrothgar’s Assistance (IV.)8
The Geats Reach Heorot (V.)10
Beowulf Introduces Himself at the Palace (VI.)12
Hrothgar and Beowulf (VII.)14
Hrothgar and Beowulf (continued) (VIII.)17
Unferth Taunts Beowulf (IX.)19
Beowulf Silences Unferth (X.)21
Glee is High
All Sleep save One (XI.)24
Grendel and Beowulf (XII.)26
Grendel is Vanquished (XIII.)28
Rejoicing of the Danes (XIV.)30
Hrothgar’s Gratitude (XV.)33
Hrothgar Lavishes Gifts upon his Deliverer (XVI.)35
Banquet (continued) (XVII.)37
The Scop’s Song of Finn and Hnæf
The Finn Episode (continued) (XVIII.)39
The Banquet Continues
Beowulf Receives Further Honor (XIX.)41
The Mother of Grendel (XX.)44
Hrothgar’s Account of the Monsters (XXI.)46
Beowulf Seeks Grendel’s Mother (XXII.)48
Beowulf’s Fight with Grendel’s Mother (XXIII.)51
Beowulf is Double-Conqueror (XXIV.)53
[vi]Beowulf Brings his Trophies (XXV.)57