During the Anglo-Saxon Period, the men in society were basically warriors. They relied uon their leaders to be strong, confident, and devoted. If the leaders were strong, they could defeat the negative things they encountered. Physical prowess and strength brought about confidence which also played a big role in a leader's success. A man without confidence caused doubt within his people, and the doubts often became realites. Finally, devotion to his people set the Anglo-Saxon
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be. He did kill the dragon, but due to his injuries, the died defending his people.
The Anglo-Saxon people highly depended on their leaders to exhibit these characteristics. In order for these tribes to survive, they had to be strong and unified. For without unity and leadership, they would be defeated. Beowulf kept his people together with his physical prowess, mental strength, and undying devotion. Beowulf was truly a model hero of the Anglo-Saxon Era.