Widsith

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  • Title: Widsith
  • Author: Kemp Malone
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 414
  • Format: Library Binding
Widsith

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Widsith

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  • Widsith is a short Old English poem that is contained in the well known Exeter Book compilation The poem is essentially a long list of heroes and tribes from the Germanic Heroic Age or commonly known to Historians as the Migration Period The poem mentions many characters that are well known from later medieval literature such as Ermanaric, Witige and Heime from the Dietrich Epics, the Burgundians and Attila from the Nibelungenlied, alongside Wate and Hagen from the Kudrunlied.This is the second [...]


  • The Old English Widsith is a geographical and ethnic catalogue poem that follows a simple formula of X and Y by first mentioning a character from heroic legend and than locating him within his tribal and geographic group such as tla weold Hunum, Eormanric Gotum, Becca Baningum, Burgendum Gifica and then syntactically complex narrative passages that allude to events connected with the Scylding dynasty and other characters from Beowulf Hro wulf ond Hro gar heoldon lengest sibbe tsomne suhtorf dra [...]


  • Kemp Malone suffers from one of the largest problems in old scholarship picking apart a text and, in many cases, knowing better than the scribe himself as to what the text ought to read R.W Chambers does the same in his edition, but not to the extent of Malone But, still, Malone s work in seeing the organization of the poem is really top notch, and this is quite the classic of Widsith scholarship.


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