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Old English Shorter Poems, Volume I

Religious and Didactic

Edited and translated by Christopher A. Jones

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674057890

Publication Date: 05/14/2012

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  • Introduction
  • Poetic Allegories of Nature
    • The Panther
    • The Whale
    • The Partridge
    • The Phoenix
  • Poems from Worship and Prayer
    • The Lord’s Prayer (I)
    • The Lord’s Prayer (II)
    • The Lord’s Prayer (III)
    • The Apostles’ Creed
    • The Gloria patri (I)
    • The Gloria patri (II)
    • The Kentish Hymn (Gloria in excelsis deo)
    • Cædmon’s Hymn
    • Godric’s Hymn
    • A Prayer
    • Resignation (A)
  • Poems on Christian Living
    • Almsgiving
    • Homiletic Fragment (I)
    • Homiletic Fragment (II)
    • Aldhelm (A Verse Preface to His Treatise De virginitate)
    • Thureth (Commemorative Verses in a Bishop’s Book)
    • The Rewards of Piety
    • Instructions for Christians
    • Seasons for Fasting
    • The Menologium
  • Poems on the Last Things
    • Soul and Body
    • The Soul’s Address to the Body (from the Worcester Fragments)
    • The Grave
    • Judgment Day (I)
    • Judgment Day (II)
  • Epilogue: A Lament for the English Church (from the Worcester Fragments)
  • Appendix A: A Late Old English Sermon with Embedded Verse (The Judgment of the Damned)
  • Appendix B: Bilingual Materials from the Divine Office (from Oxford, Bodleian Library, Junius 121)
  • Note on the Texts
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes to the Texts
  • Notes to the Translations
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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