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Published: 20 September 2013

412 Pages | 1 black-and-white photograph


ISBN: 9780199561438

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The Old English Heptateuch and Ælfric's Libellus de veteri testamento et novo

Volume I

Edited by Richard Marsden

Early English Text Society

Early English Text Society Original Series

  • A new critical edition of the earliest known attempt at continuous translation of the Old Testament into English
  • Provides collations and readings not known to earlier editors
  • Includes an extensive editorial introduction
  • Sheds light on the relationship between Latin and the vernacular in late Anglo-Saxon English monasteries