Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Reissue edition (October 15, 2007)
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it truly is red-letter day in Anglo-Saxon stories whilst a formerly unknown outdated English textual content involves mild. In 2002, because the results of a few impressive scholarly detective paintings, a fragmentary homiliary, containing exegetical homilies for the Sundays after Pentecost, got here to mild within the Somerset County documents workplace in Taunton. The manuscript it seems that dates from the center years of the 11th century; yet questions of whilst and the place and by means of whom the homiliary used to be composed can in basic terms be responded through shut philological learn of the outdated English textual content itself. the current quantity of Anglo-Saxon England encompasses a published version of this fascinating textual content, and specific philological research results in the extreme speculation that the textual content could have been composed by means of anyone whose local language was once no longer English, and who used to be it appears unexpected with the mainstream of English homiletic composition, top illustrated within the paintings of 'lfric. the standard finished bibliography of the former year's courses in all branches of Anglo-Saxon experiences rounds off the booklet.