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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
|Named Person:||Basil, Saint Bishop of Caesarea; Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham.|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham.; Gabriella Corona; Amphilochius, Saint Bishop of Iconium
|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.
|Responsibility:||edited by Gabriella Corona.|
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