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

Trotter
8 minutes ago

Rayruck
4 hours 12 minutes ago

wellinghall
4 hours 21 minutes ago

Red
8 hours 11 minutes ago

Findegil
8 hours 45 minutes ago

remy
11 hours 10 minutes ago

Stu
12 hours 1 minute ago

Jlong
12 hours 1 minute 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