Beowulf & Grendel

Beowulf & Grendel

The Truth Behind England's Oldest Myth

Book - 2005
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In this volume, John Grigsby presents compelling evidence to suggest that the legend of Beowulf and Grendel was based on historical events and reveals the existence of an ancient fertility rite that involved the taking of a sacred intoxicant and the sacrifical drowning of human victims in secluded lakes.
Publisher: London : Watkins Pub., 2005.
ISBN: 9781842931530
1842931539
Characteristics: viii, 246 p. :,ill. (some col.), maps ;,24 cm.
Alternative Title: Beowulf and Grendel

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