Essay Archive - Beowulf and Hrothgar: Anglo-Saxon Ideal Code of Conduct
Beowulf and Hrothgar: Anglo-Saxon Ideal Code of Conduct
The epic poem of “Beowulf” presents the characteristics of two heroes,
Beowulf and Hrothgar. During this Anglo-Saxon time period, Hrothgar rules as
the king of his Danish lands. However, this king faces many problems due to the
disturbances of a monster known as Grendel. As an Anglo-Saxon warrior of the
time, Beowulf hears of this creature and journeys through the hero's path to
kill Grendel. Through this journey, Hrothgar and Beowulf reconstruct the c....