Prof; S. Bugge's Studies on Northern Mythology Shortly Examined

Prof; S. Bugge's Studies on Northern Mythology Shortly Examined

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...of The Wooden Cross speaking known to me. It is a bold feature of poetical and religious art, and has apparently not been often used later. I only remember it once again in English. This is the -Dispute between Mary and the Cross- in the Vernon Ms., date about 1370. It is printed in Dr. R. Morris's valuable -Legends of the Holy them when.he woke, are given by him in lines 55--166, thus in 102 lines, which we may call the Cross-words part 1. They are a panorama of the Passion. Rood- (8vo. London 1871, pp. 131--149, in 40 stanzas containing 528 lines of verse), and opens: Oure ladi freo-, on Rode treo ', made hire mon: Heo seide on )e, be fruit of me' is wo bigon: Mi fruit I seo" in blodi bleo Among his fon, Serwe I-sec, be veines fleo' from blodi bon. A variant of the same text, in the somewhat later Royal Ms., 18 A 10, is given by Dr. M. in the same work pp. 197--209, in only 372 lines.--For the 2 other examples elsewhere, we have to thank the accomplisht French savant Prof. Paul Meyer. First is a Latin poem written early in the 13th century, in which the Virgin Mary utters four 9-lined stanzas, reproaching the Rood for having become the instru-ment of her Son's death. The Cross defends itself in six similar verses. This piece begins: -Crux. de te volo conqueri: Quid est quod in te reperi Fructum non tibi debitum?- It is printed for the first time by Prof. Meyer in nDaurel et Beton, Chanson de Geste Provengale, publiee pour la premiere fois d'apres le manuscrit unique appartenant a M. A. Didot-. Paris 1880, pp. lxxv--lxxvij. (Soc. des Anc. textes Frang.) The second, dated 1345, is in a Provencal dialect. It opens imperfectly from a damage in the codex, but has still 79 RCTHWELL CROSS. ITS WORDS SPOKEN BY..."show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 185.42 x 241.3 x 5.08mm | 113.4g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236592972
  • 9781236592972