Cover: The Old English and Anglo-Latin Riddle Tradition, from Harvard University PressCover: The Old English and Anglo-Latin Riddle Tradition in HARDCOVER

Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library 69

The Old English and Anglo-Latin Riddle Tradition

Edited and translated by Andy Orchard

Product Details


$35.00 • £29.95 • €31.95

ISBN 9780674055339

Publication Date: 05/11/2021


Add to Cart

Media Requests:

Related Subjects

  • Introduction
    • Manuscript Contexts
    • Sources and Analogues
    • Use of Titles
    • Shared Themes across the Collections
    • Style
    • This Text and Translation
    • Acknowledgments
    • Notes
  • The Anglo-Latin Tradition
    • Aldhelm
    • Bede
    • Tatwine
    • Hwætberht, The Riddles of Eusebius
    • Boniface
    • Alcuin
    • The Lorsch Riddles
    • The Abingdon Riddle
    • The High-Minded Library
  • The Old English Tradition
    • The Franks Casket Riddle
    • The Leiden Riddle
    • The Exeter Book Riddles
    • The Old English Rune Poem
    • The Riddles of Solomon and Saturn II
    • The Old English Prose Riddle
  • Sources and Analogues of the Tradition
    • Symphosius
    • The Bern Riddles
    • The Verses of a Certain Irishman on the Alphabet
    • The Old Icelandic Rune Poem
    • The Riddles of Gestumblindi
    • Various Riddles
  • Abbreviations
  • Note on the Texts
  • Notes to the Texts
  • Notes to the Translations
  • Bibliography
  • Index of Solutions

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Photograph of the book Fearless Women against red/white striped background

A Conversation with Elizabeth Cobbs about Fearless Women

For Women’s History Month, we are highlighting the work of Elizabeth Cobbs, whose new book Fearless Women shows how the movement for women’s rights has been deeply entwined with the history of the United States since its founding. Cobbs traces the lives of pathbreaking women who, inspired by American ideals, fought for the cause in their own ways