Login

Or
Register Now


Already have an account?
Username:

Password:

Remember me

Lost Your Password?
Main Menu
Collector's Guide Table of Contents
Recent Visitors

remy
42 minutes ago

Urulöké
52 minutes ago

Berelach
1 hour 28 minutes ago

Stu
1 hour 51 minutes ago

Khamûl
2 hours 56 minutes ago

laurel
6 hours 58 minutes ago

Tolkieniano
7 hours 12 minutes ago

wellinghall
12 hours 21 minutes ago
Report message: *
 
* = Required

Re: A simple question about a poem's title

Subject: Re: A simple question about a poem's title
by Jason Fisher on 2009/7/13 8:36:42

It's Old, not Middle, English. More specifically, it's line 3052 of Beowulf, which Tolkien himself translated as "the gold of men of long ago enmeshed in enchantment" (Letters, #235).
© 2015 TolkienGuide.com and respective authors. Contact Us