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Hwanan sio fæhð aras:  Defining the Feud in Beowulf

David Day

The Heroic Age 2001

The Beowulf poet’s use of the term fæhð or feud differs from that of modern anthropologists-the poet uses the term to define any ongoing violent intra or inter social conflict, lending it irony and tragedy.

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