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Ælfric's hagiographic sources and the Latin legendary preserved in B.L. MS Cotton Nero E i + CCCC MS 9 and other manuscripts

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The attention which has recently been devoted to Ælfric's dependence on large collections of Latin writings for his homiletic sources is in this study extended to hagiographic texts through an examination of the relationship between the sources of Ælfric's saints' lives and an early Latin legendary, here termed Cotton-Corpus. Chapter I reconstructs the contents of an early form of the collection and outlines broad areas of agreement and disagreement between these and the particular source...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of English Language and Literature
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Publication date:
1980
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Source identifiers:
602332219
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2013-01-21

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