How Long to Read Beowulf

By Beowulf

How Long Does it Take to Read Beowulf?

It takes the average reader and 58 minutes to read Beowulf by Beowulf

Assuming a reading speed of 250 words per minute. Learn more


Finest heroic poem in Old English celebrates character and exploits of Beowulf, a young nobleman of the Geats, a people of southern Sweden. Narrative combines mythical elements, Christian and pagan sensibilities, actual historical figures and events to create a striking work of great power and beauty. Authoritative translation by R. K. Gordon. Genealogies.

How long is Beowulf?

Beowulf by Beowulf is 57 pages long, and a total of 14,649 words.

This makes it 19% the length of the average book. It also has 18% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read Beowulf Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 1 hour and 20 minutes to read Beowulf aloud.

What Reading Level is Beowulf?

Beowulf is suitable for students ages 8 and up.

Note that there may be other factors that effect this rating besides length that are not factored in on this page. This may include things like complex language or sensitive topics not suitable for students of certain ages.

When deciding what to show young students always use your best judgement and consult a professional.

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