Unformatted text preview: also a common practice of the time. His people buried the treasure along with their King because the original owners of the treasure had cursed the hoard for all time. Burying Beowulf with all of this splendor and in such a grand fashion was also a sign of respect. It showed that his people respected him highly and would miss him greatly....
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- Spring '08
- Classics, Cremation, Funeral, funeral pyre, huge burial mound