Bearslayer A free translation from the unrhymed Latvian into English heroic verse
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Bearslayer A free translation from the unrhymed Latvian into English heroic verse

By Andrejs Pumpurs
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Table of Contents
  • BEARSLAYER
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
    • FOREWORD
      • TECHNICAL NOTES
      • LATVIAN PROPER NOUNS
      • NOTES ON PRONUNCIATION
      • GLOSSARY
      • SUMMARY
      • BEARSLAYER
      • CANTO I THE REVELATION OF BEARSLAYER
      • Scene 2: Bearslayer's destiny is revealed by Perkons
      • CANTO II BEARSLAYER BEGINS HIS LIFE AS A HERO
      • Scene 2: Bearslayer is sent out into the world
      • Scene 3: Bearslayer meets Spidala at Aizkraukle
      • Scene 4: In the Devil's Pit
      • Scene 5: Bearslayer in Staburadze's Palace
      • Scene 6: Bearslayer is returned to the world
      • CANTO III BEARSLAYER AND LAIMDOTA ARE BETRAYED
      • Scene 2: The Estonian War
      • Scene 3: Bearslayer rescues the Sunken Castle
      • Scene 4: The story of the creation
      • Scene 5: The Latvians are deceived by the Christians
      • CANTO IV THE LATVIANS SUFFER MANY HARDSHIPS
      • Scene 2: Laimdota and Koknesis in Germany
      • Scene 3: In the Realm of the North Wind
      • Scene 4: The journey back
      • CANTO V THE JOURNEY TO THE HOMELAND
      • SCENE 2: Bearslayer meets Spidala again
      • SCENE 3: The return to the Fatherland
      • Scene 2: The struggle begins
      • Scene 3: The Latvians enjoy early success
      • Scene 4: The death of Bearslayer and the conquest of Latvia
    • GLOSSARY OF PERSONAL AND PLACE NAMES
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