Ælfric of Eynsham
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Ælfric of Eynsham his life, times, and writings by Helmut Gneuss

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Published by Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo .
Written in English


  • Aelfric, -- Abbot of Eynsham

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementHelmut Gneuss.
SeriesOld English newsletter. Subsidia -- 34
LC ClassificationsPR1534 .G613 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22541944M
ISBN 109781580441445
LC Control Number2008039777

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  Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham, ?? Translator: Thorpe, Benjamin, Title: The Homilies of the Anglo-Saxon Church Containing the Sermones Catholici, or Homilies of Ælfric, in the Original Anglo-Saxon, with an English Version. Volume I. Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Sermons.   An Anglo-Saxon abbot, Ælfric of Eynsham; Paperback – September 9, by S Harvey Gem (Author) See all 20 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: S Harvey Gem. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Aelfric's Lives of Saints Item Preview remove-circle Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham; Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William), Publication date Topics Christian saints.   Some time back, I noticed that quite a few people who came across my work found it because they were searching for a translation of Ælfric of Eynsham‘s Preface to Genesis (about which I’ve written an article in English Studies).I did some searching of my own, and found that there are not many translations of the preface–one by Jonathan Wilcox in , another by Burton Raffel in

1 A recent notable study is the Ph.D. dissertation by Damon, John Edward, “Soldier Saints and Holy Warriors: Warfare and Sanctity in Anglo-Saxon England” (Ph.D. diss., University of Arizona, ), in which discussion is helpfully structured around the recurrent themes of the unwilling soldier, the saintly soldier, the rejection of warfare, and the bloodless victory.   Works about Ælfric "Ælfric," in A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, by John William Cousin, London: J. M. Dent & Sons () "Ælfric," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., ) "Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham," in Catholic Encyclopedia, (ed.) by Charles G. Herbermann and others, New York: The Encyclopaedia Press (). Shop for Books on Google Play. Browse the world's largest eBookstore and start reading today on the web, tablet, phone, or ereader. Aelfric (Abbot of Eynsham.) Durham Medieval Texts, Department of English Studies, - Christian literature, English (Old) - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a. Aelfric's Lives of saints: being a set of sermons on saints' days formerly observed by the English church, Issue 76 Aelfric's Lives of saints: being a set of sermons on saints' days formerly observed by the English church, Aelfric (Abbot of Eynsham.) Early English Text Society (Series).: Original series Microbook library of English literature.

Ælfric (c. –) was a Benedictine monk and then in the abbot of Eynsham outside Oxford. Having been educated at Winchester as a student of Bishop.   In , Ælfric became the abbot of the newly built monastery at Eynsham near present day Oxford (Hurt, ), and it was there that he died in (Crystal, ). Apart from this brief outline, not much else is known about his life. Aelfric’s Grammar. ‎The Letter to Sigeweard, also known by the title it bears in one of the manuscripts, Libellus de Veteri Testamento et Novo, is Ælfric’s response to a request from an Anglo-Saxon nobleman to provide texts from Ælfric’s pen. The letter is in part a review of Christian doctrine and in part a revie. “A Saxon Treatise is by Abbot Aelfric of Eynsham (cc), author of the Catholic Homilies and Lives of the Saints and the most prominent known figure of Old English literature. Its editor and translator, William Lisle (c), was significant as an Anglo-Saxon scholar who pioneered the recovery of .