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Review of Kazutomo Karasawa, ed., 'The Old English Menologium'

Abstract:

The Old English Metrical Calendar, a poem of 231 lines produced in late Anglo-Saxon England, is a mnemonic device for teaching the relationship between the four seasons of the calendar year and the key liturgical feasts observed by the late Anglo-Saxon church, beginning and ending with Christmas. The poem has been misleadingly entitled Menologium—a term used to refer to a particular type of service-book used in the Eastern church—ever since Hickes’s 1703 edition, a convention which Kazutomo K...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Not peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1086/687914

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, English Faculty
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Author
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Speculum Journal website
Volume:
116
Issue:
3
Pages:
364-366
Publication date:
2016-09-05
Acceptance date:
2016-06-01
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ISSN:
0038-7134
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uuid:8832c3dc-4bb3-4436-9f1f-b903529d7fc5
Source identifiers:
628914
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pubs:628914
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English
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