After the Flood, by Bill Cooper

 

Appendix 10

 Zoologically applied terms in the Beowulf Epic

 Saxon term  Literal Meaning  Line  Creature denoted
 1. aelwiht  alien monster  1500  Grendel (female)
 2. atol aglaeca   the terrifying ugly one  732  Grendel (male)
 3. andsaca  adversary  1682  Grendel (male)
 4. angenga  solitary walker  449  Grendel (male)
 5. atol   terrible  165  Grendel (male)
 6. atelic  horrible  784  Grendel (male)
 7. attorsceatha  venomous foe  2839  Flying reptile
 8. brimwylf  she-wolf of the lake  1506  Grendel (female)
 9. cwealm cuma  death visitor  792  Grendel (male)
 10. daedfruma   evildoer  2090  Grendel (male)
 11. deathscua death shadow  160  Grendel (male)
 12. deofi   devil  2088  Grendel (male)
 13. draca  dragon  2290  Flying reptile
 14. eacen craeftig exceedingly powerftil  3051  Flying reptile
 15. ealdorgewinna   life enemy  2903  Flying reptile
 16. ellengaest  powerful demon  86  Grendel (male)
 17. ellorgaest  alien spirit  807  Grendel (male)
 18. ent   giant  2717  Flying reptile
 19. feond  fiend, enemy  101  Grendel (male)
 20. feondscatha  dire foe  554  Grendel (male)
 21. feorhbealu  life destruction  2077  Grendel (male)
 22. ferhthgenithla   deadly foe  2881  Flying reptile
 23. fifelcyn  race of monsters  104  Grendel (species)
 24. gastbona  soul slayer  177  Grendel (male)
 25. geoscafigast  demon sent by fate  1266  Grendel (male)
 26. gesaca  adversary  1773  Grendel (male)
 27. graedig  greedy, ravenous  121  Grendel (male)
 28. grinilic  fierce, terrible  3041  Flying reptile
 29. gromheort  hostile hearted  1682  Grendel (female)
 30. grundwyrgen  hellish monster  1518  Grendel (male)
 31. gryrefah   terr. variegated colouring  3041 Flying reptile
 32. guthsceatha  enemy, destroyer  2318  Flying reptile
 33. haethstapa  heath stalker  1368  Stag
 34. heorowearh  accursed outcast  1267  Grendel (male)
 35. hordweard  treasure guardian  2293  Flying reptile
 36. hringboga  coiled (or wrapped) creature  2561  Flying reptile
 37. idese inlicness  the likeness of a woman  1351  Grendel (female)
 38. inwitgaest  malicious foe  2670  Flying reptile
 39. lathgeteona  loathly spoiler  974  Grendel (male)
 40. ligdraca  fire dragon  2333  Flying reptile
 41. ligegesa   fire terror  2780  Flying reptile
 42. lyfifloga  air flier  2315  Flying rep. spec.
 43. manfordaedla  wicked destroyer  563  Sea monster
 44. manscatha  wicked ravager  712  Grendel (male)
 45. mearcstapa  march stalker  103  Grendel (male)
 46. meredeor  sea beast  558  Sea monster
 47. mutlibona  mouth slayer  2079  Grendel (male)
 48. nearofah   cruelly hostile  2317   Flying reptile
 49. nicor  water monster  845  Lake monster
 50. nihtbealu   night evil  193  Grendel (male)
 51. nithdraca   hostile dragon  2273   Flying reptile
 52. nithgaest  malicious foe  2699   Flying reptile
 53. orcneas  monsters  112  Monsters general
 54. saedeor  sea beast  1510  Sea monster
 55. saedraca   sea dragon  1426  Sea monster
 56. sceadugenga  walker in darkness  703  Grendel (male)
 57. scinna   demon  939  Grendel (male)
 58. scucca   demon  939  Grendel (male)
 59. scynscatha  hostile demon  707  Grendel (male)
 60. searogrim  fierce in battle  594  Grendel (male)
 61. theodsceatha  waster of peoples  2278  Flying reptile
 62. thyrs  giant  426  Grendel (male)
 63. weres waestmum  the shape of a man  1352  Grendel (male)
 64. widfloga  wide flyer  2346  Flying reptile
 65. wihi unhaelo  unholy monster  120  Grendel (male)
 66. wildeor  wild beast  1430  Lake monster
 67. wohbogan  coiled (or wrapped) creature  2827  Flying reptile
 68. wrecend  avenger  1256  Grendel (female)
  69. wyrm   serpent  1430  Lake monster
 70. wyrmcynn   race of serpents  1425  Monster species
 71. ythgewinnes   wave-thrasher  1434  Lake monster

 



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