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Sweet's Anglo-Saxon reader in prose and verse.

Author: Henry Sweet; Dorothy Whitelock
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press, 1975, ©1967.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 15th ed., 2d corrected impressionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Sweet; Dorothy Whitelock
ISBN: 9780198111696 019811169X
OCLC Number: 3710033
Notes: Preface and notes in English; text in Anglo-Saxon.
Description: xi, 408 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Prose. The chronicle : Cynewulf and Cyneheard ; King Alfred : on the state of learning in England ; From King Alfred's translation of Boethius ; The voyages of Ohthere and Wulfstan ; The translation of Orosius ; The chronicle : the battle of Ashdown ; The chronicle : Alfred and Godrum ; The chronicle : Alfred's last wars with the Danes ; Bede's account of the coming of the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes ; Bede's account of the poet Cædmon ; From Ine's laws ; Charters ; Ælfric's homily on the parable of the vineyard ; Ælfric's homily on the nativity of the innocents ; Ælfric's life of King Oswald ; Wulfstan's address to the English ; The chronicle : the martyrdom of Ælfric ; The chronicle : Eustace at Dover and the outlawry of Godwine --
Poetry. Charms ; Beowulf and Grendel's mother ; The battle of Maldon ; The fall of the angels ; Judith ; The happy land : from The phoenix ; The dream of the rood ; The wanderer ; The seafarer ; Selections from the riddles ; Gnomic verses ; The epilogue of Cynewulf's Elene --
Examples of non-West-Saxon dialects. Early Northumbrian texts ; Mercian hymns ; Kentish charters ; Ealdorman Ælfred's will ; Codex Aureus inscription ; Suffolk charter ; Kentish psalm ; Late Northumbrian and Mercian glosses.
Other Titles: Anglo-Saxon reader in prose and verse
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