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early South-English legendary

early South-English legendary

or, Lives of saints. Ms. Laud, 108 [in the Bodleian library]

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Published by Kraus Reprint Co. in Millwood, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian saints.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of 1887 ed.

    Statementedited by Carl Horstmann.
    SeriesEarly English Text Society. Original series -- 87
    ContributionsHorstmann, Carl, b. 1851.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1119A2 no.87 1973
    The Physical Object
    PaginationL, 496 p. --
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14363524M

    THE LIFE OF ST. BENEDICT, INTRODUCTION: FOOTNOTES 1 The precise date of Benedict's death is unknown, but it was apparently around the middle of the sixth century. 2 Gregory the Great, Dialogues, ed. Adalbert de 2, the Life of Benedict, forms vol. 2 of de Vogüé's edition. In the Bollandists' list of hagiographical texts, BHL, it is numbered In J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium, Elves are a fictional race inhabiting Middle-earth in the remote past. Unlike Men and Dwarves, Elves are appear in The Hobbit and in The Lord of the Rings, but their history is described more fully in The Silmarillion.. Tolkien derived his Elves from mentions in the ancient poetry and languages of Northern Europe, especially Old English.

    The South English Legendary: Corpus Christi College Cambridge MS. and British Museum MS. Harley , with Variants from Bodley MSS. Ashmole 43 and British Museum MS. Cotton Julius EETS OS , , and , –Cited by: 8.   This essay argues that the South English Legendary's life of Saint Margaret, patron saint of childbirth, reflects the devotional practice of imitatio Christi when it represents labor pains not as the shameful curse of Eve but as a miraculous moment in which the mother is united with Christ through her pain. Analysis of five late fourteenth- and fifteenth-century manuscripts reveals that the Author: Allison Adair Alberts.

    Reading texts such as the South English Legendary, The Life of St. Etheldrede, the Golden Legend, and poems about Saints Wenefrid and Ursula, Sanok focuses especially on the significance of their varied and often experimental forms. She shows how Middle English Lives of native saints revealed, through their literary forms, modes of affinity and.   Other early occurrences may be exemplified by glutenerie 'gluttony' (Lambeth Homilies ), hermitorie 'a hermitage' (Vices and virtues ), Jeuerie (Ancrene Wisse ) or gentilrie (The proverbs of Alfred ), baptisterie (South English Legendary ) and nonnerie 'nonnery' (Layamon's Brut, South English Legendary, both ).


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The South English Legendary is a Middle English (13th to 14th century) hagiographic work, best preserved in Harley MS and CCCCwhich contain 92 narrative lives, extremely varied in length, usually including one of two prologues and often including a life of Christ and/or temporal collection also includes lives of "anti-saints" Judas and Pilate.

South English legendary. Early South-English legendary. London, Pub. for the Early English text Society by N. Trübner & Co., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. The Early South-English Legendary, Or, Lives of Saints by Carl Horstmann, Bodleian Library. Publication date Publisher Pub.

for the Early English Text Society by N. Trübner & Co. Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the. OCLC Number: Description: pages 24 cm. Series Title: Early English Text Society.; Original series Other Titles: South English legendary.

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/5(2). Description. The Life of Guthlac from the South English Legendary. The South English Legendary is a collection of saints’ lives in rhyming couplet verse, existing in over 60 manuscripts.

This large group of texts seems to have been made in the west of England, at the end of the 13th century. In total, the SEL contains around 92 lives, of saints, the Apostles, virgin martyrs, confessors and.

Excerpt from The Early South-English Legendary, or Lives of Saints, Vol. 1: Ms. Laud,in the Bodleian Library The Legendary is followed in the same mss.

By Hoodoo and King Horn, which, by different hands, are written about About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books/5(2).

The late thirteenth-century, monolingual Oxford manuscript, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. bears singular importance to medieval studies, for it preserves and anthologizes unique versions of several seminal Middle English texts, including South English Legendary, Havelok the Dane, and King Horn and Somer critics have traditionally classified these poems by genre, this book Cited by: 1.

NEW LIGHT ON THE SOUTH ENGLISH LEGENDARY By Beverly Boyd Carl Horstmann in published a collection of hagiographical materials written for the most part in rimed septenaries. This collection he called The Early South-English Legendary or Lives of Saints.1 He chose to follow the texts as they appear in MS.

Laud of the. Early South English Legendary, Acta Sanctorum, May vol. 1, A Latin version at pages closely resembles those in the Golden Legend and the Early South English Legendary. A Greek version, pagesdetails the saint's relationship to Jesus and then skips to Hierapolis without mentioning Scythia or a dragon.

The South English Legendary is the major collection of saints’ lives in medieval English. A medieval 'bestseller', with 50 or so manuscripts and manuscript fragments and nearly separate items in circulation in various combinations and books from the late thirteenth to the fifteenth centuries, the Legendary has become increasingly well known in recent years through modern editions of Author: Heather Blurton.

The manuscript contains one version of a text known as the Early South English Legendary. This is a hagiographical text, or a series of saints' lives. At the British Library in London, I got my hands on a few codices containing different versions of the ESEL.

I had a direct acquaintance with what varies and what doesn't across different. The Early South-English Legendary, or, Lives of Saints, I: Ms. Laud,in the Bodleian Library (only volume published in Horstmann's projected Legendary series; London: Pub. for the Early English Text Society by N.

Trübner and Co., ), ed. by Carl Horstmann. The Textual Tradition of the South English Legendary. Leeds: U of Leeds, Horstmann, Carl, ed. The Early South English Legendary. EETS London: Trübner, Jankofsky, Klaus P., ed.

"Personalized Didacticism: The Interplay of Narrator and Subject Matter in the South English Legendary.". Early South English Legendary, Internet Medieval Sourcebook, under "High Middle Ages" Dominic's vita in The Roman Breviary: English translation, III, ; Latin original, Acta Sanctorum, August vol.

1, ALSO SEE St. Catherine of Siena; Our. The late thirteenth-century, monolingual Oxford manuscript, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. bears singular importance to medieval studies, for it preserves and anthologizes unique versions of several seminal Middle English texts, including South English Legendary, Havelok the Dane, and King Horn and Somer critics have traditionally classified these poems by genre, this book Released on: Janu   The late thirteenth-century, monolingual Oxford manuscript, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc.bears singular importance to medieval studies, for it preserves and anthologizes unique versions of several seminal Middle English texts, including "South English Legendary," "Havelok the Dane," and "King Horn" and "Somer Soneday." While critics have traditionally classified these poems.

English literature - English literature - The early Middle English period: The Norman Conquest worked no immediate transformation on either the language or the literature of the English. Older poetry continued to be copied during the last half of the 11th century; two poems of the early 12th century—“Durham,” which praises that city’s cathedral and its relics, and “Instructions for.

Gertrude Stein and the Early South English Legendary 1. Church Dedications and Re-Dedications 2. Havelok the Dane and King Horn 3.

Naming in Havelok and Horn 4. Re-Creating Becket’s Mother 5. Naming, Re-Naming, Affective Piety, and Storytelling in Havelok and Horn 6.The Middle English verse “Life of St.

Egwine” is one of the many hagiographic poems affiliated with the so-called South English Legendary or Legendaries (SEL), a widely copied collection of vernacular devotional texts whose earliest compilation has been dated to the thirteenth century, and whose latest manuscripts date to the first half of the by: 1.Book of Brome A Common-place book of the fifteenth century, containing a religious play and poetry, legal forms and local accounts, The early South-English legendary ; or lives of saints.

I. Ms. Laud,in the Bodleian library, ed. C. Horstmann, EETS OS 87 ().