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The author did not sign and date the manuscript, and no records were kept of when the poem was written.

Given the lack of information pointing to the origins of the poem, scholars must deduce the text's history by the artifact that exists. Colin Chase summarises the reasons for this quest in the prologue of the collection , debated for almost a century, is a small question with large consequences.

Själva manuskriptet saknar titel, men har uppkallats efter huvudfiguren Beowulf sedan tidigt 1800-tal.

Or is it rather a creature of nostalgia and imagination, born of the desire of a later age to create for itself a glorious past?

Det finns en bevarad avskrift av Beowulfskvädet, från cirka år 1000. De över 3000 raderna är långvers avdelade i två halvverser som i sin tur sammanhålls av stavrim; formen är således densamma som vissa Eddadikters, dock med skillnaden att sammanfogning i strofer här saknas.

Namnet Beowulf (urnordiska *Biowulfaz) brukar tolkas som bi-varg, en kenning för björn (björnen är som en varg för bina).

Kiernan concludes that this is a result of two scribes trying to integrate two previously unrelated texts together.

Leonard Boyle's article section of the Nowell Codex was some 36 lines of text unsynchronized with the manuscript they were copying; thus the discrepancies attempt to fix the foliation in terms of the whole codex.

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