Describe the weapon Beowulf used to kill Grendel's mother.


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Sorry I meant "an old sword made by giants, string of its edges, glory of warriors."

"Then he saw a blade that boded well, Beowulf discovers a sword in her armoury, an ancient heirloom from the days of the giants, an ideal weapon,

one that any warrior would envy."

"Hrothgar spoke; he examined the hilt, that relic of old times. It was engraved all over and showed how war first came into the world and the flood destroyed the tribe of giants. They suffered a terrible severance from the Lord; the Almighty made the waters rise, drowned them in the deluge for retribution.

In pure gold inlay on the sword-guards there were rune-markings correctly incised, stating and recording for whom the sword had been first made and ornamented with its scrollworked hilt."



This sword has a beautiful ornamented handle. The blade is unlike any other sword.