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The Old English martyrology : edition, translation and commentary

Author: Christine Rauer
Publisher: Cambridge : D.S. Brewer, 2013. ©2013
Series: Anglo-Saxon texts, 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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The 'Old English Martyrology' is one of the longest and most important prose texts written in Anglo-Saxon England; it also represents one of the most impressive examples of encyclopaedic writing from the European Middle Ages. Probably intended as a reference work, it was used and transmitted for over 200 years, providing its readers with information on native and foreign saints, time measurement, the seasons of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Translations
Translations into English
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Rauer
ISBN: 9781843843474 1843843471
OCLC Number: 822960025
Language Note: Parallel Old English text with English translation and commentary.
Description: xii, 400 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Date of Composition, Sources --
2. Language and Origin --
3. Historical and Literary Context --
4. Manuscripts --
5. Previous Editions and Editorial Policy --
6. Note on the Translation --
Sigla --
Text and Translation --
Commentary --
Appendices --
1. Manuscript A --
2. Manuscript E --
3. Manuscript F --
Glossary --
Bibliography --
Indices --
Persons --
Authors and Texts.
Series Title: Anglo-Saxon texts, 10.
Other Titles: Martyrologium (Anglo-Saxon)
Martyrologium (Anglo-Saxon).
Responsibility: edited with a translation by Christine Rauer.

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New edition with facing-page translation of a highly significant and influential Old English text.  Read more...

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