Haines, Dorothy Ina

Sunday observance and the Sunday Letter in Anglo-Saxon England - 1st - Cambridge D.S. Brewer, 2010 - xi , 256 p. 24 cm. - Anglo-Saxon texts 8 .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-250) and index.

Introduction. The development of Sunday observance in the Early Middle Ages -- Sunday observance in Anglo-Saxon England -- The Latin Sunday letter -- The Old English Sunday letters -- Editorial conventions -- The Old English Sunday letter : texts and translations. Letter A ; Letter B ; Letters C and D ; Letters E and F -- Commentary -- Appendices. Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, lat. 12,270 (31v-32v) ; Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, 1355 (89r-90v) ; London, British Library, Add. 19,725 (87v-88r) ; Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, B VII 7 (lr) ; Vienna, Dominikanerkloster 133 (134vb-135vb), Kassel, Murhardsche Bibliothek der Stadt Kassel und Landesbibliothek, theol. 39 (158r) ; Manuscripts containing Latin versions of the Sunday letter.

Original in English, Old [ca 450-1100]
Parallel Old English text with English translation and English notes.

9781843842224 184384222X (hbk.)


Anglo Saxon Period
Church History
Religious Literature