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A simple question about a poem's title [Iúmonna Gold Galdre Bewunden]
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Excuse me, I'd like to know how to translate the "Iúmonna Gold Galdre Bewunden"(just this four words) into Morden English exactly... it's in Middle English, isn't it~


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Posted on: 2009/7/7 11:13

Edited by Khaml on 2013/4/24 13:10:00


Re: A simple question about a poem's title
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of-ancient-men gold with-enchantment wound-about.

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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).

Posted on: 2009/7/13 8:36
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