The Marvels of the East

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The Wonders of the East

(c. 1000)

Unknown author. Part of the Beowulf Manuscript.

Old English.


32. There is another race of people there of black colour to look at, who are called Ethiopians (sigelwara).


Selected Edition

A. Orchard, Pride and Prodigies: Studies in the Monsters of the Beowulf Manuscript (Toronto, 2003).