Three Middle-English Versions of the Rule of St. Benet

Three Middle-English Versions of the Rule of St. Benet : And Two Contemporary Rituals for the Ordination of Nuns (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Three Middle-English Versions of the Rule of St. Benet: And Two Contemporary Rituals for the Ordination of Nuns E. The Northern Prose Version, in the beginning masculine, then feminine (with some masculine forms left; see in British Museum, Lansdowne 378, from the beginning of the 15th century. English (with Latin catchwords). Printed here for the first time. F. The Northern Metrical Version, feminine, in British Museum, Cotton Vespasian A. 25, from. The former part of the 15th century; bearing a more southerly stamp. English (with Latin catchwords). Printed, with a few hundred errors, by K. Boddeker in Englische Studien, vol. Ii, pp. 61 - 93 Discussed, without collation, by F. Holthausen in Anglia, vol. Xiv, pp. 302 - 308 Collated, insufficiently, by E. Kolbing in Engl. Stud. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 376g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243088361
  • 9780243088362