The Northern Way

The Complete Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Bede's Death Song: The Hague Version


Verse Early Saxon


Fore ðaem nedfere      nenig wiorðeð
ðonosnottorra      ðon him ðearf riae
to ymbhycgenne      aer his hinionge
hwet his gaste      godes oððe yfles

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ester deaðdege      doemed wiorðe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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