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Published by Björck & Börjesson (dist.)] in [Stockholm .
Written in English


  • Beowulf.,
  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Etymology -- Names.,
  • Epic poetry, English (Old) -- History and criticism.,
  • Names, Geographical, in literature.,
  • Names, Geographical -- English (Old),
  • Monsters in literature.,
  • Dragons in literature.,
  • Heroes in literature.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPR1585 .J6
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p.
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5641330M
LC Control Number68072291

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