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Ælfric's Life of Saint Basil the Great : background and context

Author: Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham.; Gabriella Corona; Amphilochius, Saint Bishop of Iconium
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK : D.S. Brewer, 2006.
Series: Anglo-Saxon texts, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English, Old [ca. 450-1100]View all editions and formats
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The life and thought of Saint Basil the Great (329-79) were a seminal influence on western theology and monasticism, their echoes reaching as far as Anglo-Saxon England. This book presents a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Christian literature, English (Old)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham.
Ælfric's Life of Saint Basil the Great.
Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK : D.S. Brewer, 2006
(OCoLC)607931688
Named Person: Basil, Saint Bishop of Caesarea; Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham.; Gabriella Corona; Amphilochius, Saint Bishop of Iconium
ISBN: 1843840952 9781843840954
OCLC Number: 76078056
Language Note: Text of the Life in Old English with modern English translation on facing pages; introductory matter and commentary in modern English.
Notes: Includes the Latin version of the Vita Basilii on which Aelfric's text is based (p. 223-247); the Greek original on which this Latin version is based has sometimes been attributed to Amphilochius, Bishop of Iconium.
Description: viii, 272 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Anglo-Saxon texts, 5.
Other Titles: Life of Saint Basil the Great.
Vita Basilii.
Responsibility: edited by Gabriella Corona.
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A worthwhile study.(...)This is the kind of careful historical, textual and literary work that gives Anglo-Saxon scholarship a good name. JOURNAL OF ENGLISH AND GERMANIC PHILOLOGY

 
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