The poem has two illustrations of mead-halls. One of them is Hygelac’s hall that is located in Geatland. The second is the great hall of Hrothgar, which is located in Denmark. Both halls are important as they act as cultural institutions for the people. They also provide warmth, light, food, entertainment, and singing. The mead-halls also have an important historical significance. They provide some level of haven to people. Therefore, warriors coming from battle can find a safe place to return to. They, therefore, find a place where they get refuge, within a dangerous and unconducive world. The mead-hall is also a place where communities get to preserve their traditions. They are also places where people are rewarded for their loyalty. They also act as places where people tell stories of their success and get to uphold their reputations.