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What is the function and importance of the mead hall?

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The mead hall is of great importance because it serves as the gathering place. It's a safe house, a place of rest and relaxation, the place where the king (Hrothgar or Beowulf in different instances) provide their warriors with food, drink, and a place to party when they return from warfare.