Ælfric's Letter to the Monks of Eynsham

lfric s Letter to the Monks of Eynsham Though best known today for his Old English homilies the Anglo Saxon scholar AElfric also composed in a letter to his fellow monks a set of Latin liturgical instructions that offer a rare glimpse o

  • Title: Ælfric's Letter to the Monks of Eynsham
  • Author: Christopher A. Jones
  • ISBN: 9780521630115
  • Page: 122
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Though best known today for his Old English homilies, the Anglo Saxon scholar AElfric also composed, in a letter to his fellow monks, a set of Latin liturgical instructions that offer a rare glimpse of what ordinary monks were expected to know and do This book contains a new edition of the Latin text with a critical apparatus, and the only complete English translation.Though best known today for his Old English homilies, the Anglo Saxon scholar AElfric also composed, in a letter to his fellow monks, a set of Latin liturgical instructions that offer a rare glimpse of what ordinary monks were expected to know and do This book contains a new edition of the Latin text with a critical apparatus, and the only complete English translation Commentary and substantial introductory chapters establish the letter s exceptional importance for our understanding of late Anglo Saxon monasticism and liturgy.

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