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Aelfric Lives of Three English Saints

G. I. Needham

Aelfric Lives of Three English Saints

by G. I. Needham

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Published by Irvington Pub .
Written in English

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    Open LibraryOL8229584M
    ISBN 100891975640
    ISBN 109780891975649

      Old English Lives of Saints, a series composed in the s by the Benedictine monk Aelfric in his distinctive alliterative prose, portrays an array of saints—including virgin martyrs, married virgins, aristocrats, kings, soldiers, and bishops—for a late Anglo-Saxon a turbulent time when England was under increasingly severe Viking attack, the examples of these saints Pages: Old English Lives of Saints, a series composed in the s by the Benedictine monk Ælfric in his distinctive alliterative prose, portrays an array of saints—including virgin martyrs, married virgins, aristocrats, kings, soldiers, and bishops—for a.

    Aelfric's Lives of saints: being a set of sermons on saints' days formerly observed by the English Church by Aelfric (Book) 83 editions published between and in 5 languages and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.   Old English Lives of Saints, a series composed in the s by the Benedictine monk Aelfric in his distinctive alliterative prose, portrays an array of saints—including virgin martyrs, married virgins, aristocrats, kings, soldiers, and bishops—for a late Anglo-Saxon audience. At a turbulent time when England was under increasingly severe Viking attack, the examples of these saints .

    Aelfric >The Anglo-Saxon monk Aelfric (ca. ) was a scholar and writer. His >works, especially his collections of sermons, are stylistically the most >accomplished in Old English [1]. They were designed to explain Christianity >to his fellow citizens in an organized fashion. Old English Lives of Saints, a series composed in the s by the Benedictine monk Ælfric in his distinctive alliterative prose, portrays an array of saints—including virgin martyrs, married virgins, aristocrats, kings, soldiers, and bishops—for a late Anglo-Saxon a turbulent time when England was under increasingly severe Viking attack, the examples of these saints .


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Ælfric of Eynsham has 65 books on Goodreads with ratings. Ælfric of Eynsham’s most popular book is Aelfric's Lives of Saints Part One. Description. The collection of texts known as the Lives of the Saints was written by Ælfric of Eynsham (c. ), between and These hagiographies – written lives or biographies of saints – were designed to commemorate particular saints’ feast days (days in the Christian calendar when church services were devoted to a specific saint).

Aelfric's Lives of saints: being a set of sermons on saints' days formerly observed by the English church, Issue 76 Aelfric's Lives of saints: being a set of sermons on saints' days formerly observed by the English church, Aelfric (Abbot of Eynsham.) Early English Text Society (Series).: Original series Microbook library of English literature.

Old English Lives of Saints, a series composed in the s by the Benedictine monk Aelfric in his distinctive alliterative prose, portrays an array of saints-including virgin martyrs, married virgins, aristocrats, kings, soldiers, and bishops-for a late Anglo-Saxon audience.

"Old English Lives of Saints, a series composed in the s by the Benedictine monk Ælfric (Aelfric) in his distinctive alliterative prose, portrays an array of saints--including virgin martyrs, married virgins, aristocrats, kings, soldiers, and bishops--for a late Anglo-Saxon audience.

Ælfric's Lives of Saints Aelfric's Lives of Saints. being. A Set of Sermons on Saints' Days formerly observed by the English Church, edited from manuscript julius e. vii in the cottonian collection, with various readings from other manuscripts, by the. REV. 'Gretsch's study of AElfric and the cult of saints offers a fascinating insight not only into AElfric's technique as a hagiographer, but also his place in the development and evolution of saints' cults and attendant hagiographies in Anglo-Saxon England.

While this book is certainly concerned with AElfric, it is concerned with much more.'. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Aelfric's Lives of saints Item Preview remove-circle Pub.

for the Early English text society, by N. Trübner & co. Collection pimslibrary; toronto. Old English Lives of Saints, a series composed in the s by the Benedictine monk Aelfric in his distinctive alliterative prose, portrays an array of saints―including virgin martyrs, married virgins, aristocrats, kings, soldiers, and bishops―for a late Anglo-Saxon audience.

At a turbulent time when England was under increasingly severe Viking attack, the examples of these saints Author: Aelfric. Aelfric's Lives of Saints: being a set of sermons on saint's days formerly observed by the English Church by Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham ; Skeat, Walter W.

(Walter William), Print book: Biography: English, Old [ca. ]: Rev. edView all editions and formats: Summary: Scholarly edition of Aelfric's 'Lives of Three English Saints' (Oswald, Edmund and Swithin) with contextual introduction and glossary. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews.

Old English Lives of Saints, a series composed in the s by the Benedictine monk Aelfric in his distinctive alliterative prose, portrays an array of saints—including virgin martyrs, married virgins, aristocrats, kings, soldiers, and bishops—for a late Anglo-Saxon audience.

At a turbulent time when England was under increasingly severe Viking attack, the examples of these saints Brand: Harvard. page note 6 Throughout this survey an item is identified by the reference number given to it by Angus Cameron in his ‘A List of Old English Texts’, A Plan for the Dictionary of Old English, ed.

Roberta Frank and Angus Cameron (Toronto, ). For reference to an edition or editions (if any) in which an item has been published, see the. Aelfric's Lives Of Three English Saints edited by G. Needham. Liverpool University Press. Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies LUP. Scholarly edition of Aelfric's 'Lives of Three English Saints' (Oswald, Edmund and Swithin) with contextual introduction and glossary.

Ælfric of Eynsham (Old English: Ælfrīc; Latin: Alfricus, Elphricus) (c. – c. ) was an English abbot, as well as a consummate, prolific writer in Old English of hagiography, homilies, biblical commentaries, and other genres. He is also known variously as Ælfric the Grammarian (Alfricus Grammaticus), Ælfric of Cerne, and Ælfric the Homilist.4/5(5).

For each of the three saints from the Catholic Homilies (Cuthbert and Benedict, in addition to Gregory) and for each of the two saints from the Lives of Saints (Swithun and Æthelthryth) I would reconstruct as far as possible the historical, liturgical and literary state of their cults by the time Ælfric composed their uitae.

Being A Set of Sermons on Saints' Days Formerly Observed by the English Church. Author: Aelfric; Publisher: N.A ISBN: Category: Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This Elibron Classics title is a reprint of the original edition published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Tr bner & Co., Ltd.

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Old English Lives of Saints, a series composed in the s by the Benedictine monk Ælfric (Aelfric) in his distinctive alliterative prose, portrays an array of saints—including virgin martyrs, married virgins, aristocrats, kings, soldiers, and bishops—for a late Anglo-Saxon audience.

At a turbulent time when England was under increasingly severe Viking attack, the examples of these saints.