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Old English Lives of Saints, Volume I


Edited and translated by Mary Clayton

Juliet Mullins

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.00

ISBN 9780674425095

Publication Date: 11/19/2019


Both the first complete edition and the first complete translation of the Lives of Saints in 120 years… This is a stellar work in all respects… The translation is exceptionally elegant, accurate, and idiomatic… The volumes are not only well suited to classroom use but indeed constitute the new and definitive leading edition.—P. S. Langeslag, Anglia

Filled with deep learning, energy, and good sense. Although the editors wear their learning lightly, these three volumes are the product of extensive knowledge and erudition. Scholars of all levels, as well as generalists interested in the early medieval past, will find much to admire in this accomplished and elegant edition.—Stacy S. Klein, Medieval Review

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