The History Channel’s Clash of God’s series includes a comprehensive and worthwhile account of the background of the epic, Beowulf. The one-hour video will provide your students supportive context and some fascinating information on recent excavations that might prove the epic a reality.
The film viewing guide can serve as notes, especially for struggling students. Most questions are fill-in-the-blank. An answer key is included. The video is available to stream from Amazon.com for a small fee.
Key words: British Literature, British History, Anglo Saxon, epic poetry, Norse, Sutton Hoo