Three Northumbrian Poems

BookThree Northumbrian Poems

Three Northumbrian Poems

Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies

1978

January 1st, 1978

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Edition of 'Cædmon’s Hymn', 'Bede’s Death Song' and 'The Leiden Riddle' with contextual introduction, notes and glossary.

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Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Title Page4
Copyright Page5
Contents8
Preface6
List of Abbreviations9
Introduction12
I. Manuscripts12
II. Authorship21
III. Date and Localization of the Extant Texts30
IV. Orthography and Language37
Cædmon's Hymn : Northumbrian Version49
Cædmon's Hymn: West Saxon Version50
Bede's Death Song : Northumbrian Version53
Bede's Death Song: Later Version54
The Leiden Riddle: Northumbrian Version55
West Saxon Riddle: Exeter Book Version56
Bibliography59
Glossary64
Index67