Given the title of this blog, it would be bizarre and perverse to refrain from providing a link to this very nice reading and step-by-step explanation of the opening lines of Beowulf (found in, of all places, the Telegraph!). So I won't.
The reader's pronunciation is slightly different from the way I was taught, but not by much. A delight to hear the ancient words articulated once more.
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