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# Hrothgar's epithet

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In this section, Hrothgar is given the epithet of "ring-giver" (1011). What does this reveal about his role?

A

It refers to the many bands of gold he wears.

B

It refers to the many concubines he has.

C

It refers to the rings of land he gives his thanes.

D

It refers to the treasure he gives his thanes.

E

It refers to his god-like status.