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Re: Fwd: medieval source for a new movie?

Poster: Shannon Keys <skeys@millenicom.com>

Reading carefully, you will find that "Eaters of the Dead" is a psudeo-scientific attempt to explain the epic of Beowulf.  I
doubt that the actual manuscript exists.

Medb MAc Domhanill
(Who will probably go to the movie to see Antonio Banderes)

Simone89@aol.com wrote:

> I thought this might be of some interest to the Merry Rose
> Simone
>                                                   ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Subject: medieval source for a new movie?
> Date: Tue, 15 Jun 1999 11:09:20 -0500
> From: "editor, h-mideast medieval" <langkh@uwec.edu>
> Reply-To: H-NET List on Islamic Lands of the Medieval Period
>   I hope that my question for you all falls within the paramters of this
> list. For those of you who are not aware, there is a new movie coming out
> in August called "The Thirteenth Warrior", and it's based on the Michael
> Chrichton book "Eaters of the Dead." I have been told that the book is
> based on an actual manuscript that details the travels of an Arab diplomat
> to the Franks sometime in the 10th century. I'm wondering if any of you
> know of this manuscript, and where it might be possible to find a copy of
> it-if not a translation. Thanks in advance for any help.
>  Alexander Wolfe
> The University of Texas at Arlington
> adw2552@UTARLG.UTA.EDU

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