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

Urulöké
1 hour 21 minutes ago

Findegil
1 hour 44 minutes ago

Trotter
3 hours 4 minutes ago

St. Troy
3 hours 4 minutes ago

laurel
3 hours 5 minutes ago

Earl
3 hours 55 minutes ago

ChrisM
7 hours 40 minutes ago

remy
8 hours 49 minutes ago

Browsing this Thread:   1 Anonymous Users





A simple question about a poem's title [Iúmonna Gold Galdre Bewunden]
Just popping in
Joined:
2009/3/3 10:55
Group:
Shirefolk
Posts: 3
Offline
......

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~


thanks~very much~

Posted on: 2009/7/7 11:13

(edited)


Re: A simple question about a poem's title
Just popping in
Joined:
2009/3/3 10:55
Group:
Shirefolk
Posts: 3
Offline
of-ancient-men gold with-enchantment wound-about.

Posted on: 2009/7/7 12:12


Re: A simple question about a poem's title
Just popping in
Joined:
2008/7/29 7:34
Group:
Shirefolk
Posts: 8
Offline
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
_________________
Jason Fisher
Lingwë – Musings of a Fish






You can view topic.
You cannot start a new topic.
You cannot reply to posts.
You cannot edit your posts.
You cannot delete your posts.
You cannot add new polls.
You can vote in polls.
You cannot attach files to posts.
You cannot post without approval.

[Advanced Search]


© 2016 TolkienGuide.com and respective authors. Contact Us