Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, 321
Fol. 139, seventeen lines explaining the origin and meaning of Alleluia in dialogue form. Written in one hand. Origin unknown. The manuscript is a sixteenth-century copy of Petrus Johannes Olnivi's Latin postils on St Matthew. Fol. 139 is an inserted leaf containing only the note on Alleluia.
Item: fols 139a r-v
- Title (B.12.6.1): Rubrics and Directions for the use of Prayers: Dialogue in Old English [fragment]
Incipit: (fol. 139ar) Sæge me hƿær ƿære gecƿeden ærest Alleluia ic þe secge betƿih tƿam dunum.
Explicit: (fol. 139ar) þonne cƿeþe ƿe he ƿæs áá ond nu áá biþ ond he is friþ ond ende ond he is lifgende in eallum circum. Amen.
Text Language: English
Ker 1957, item 59
James 1912, p. 138
Described by Owen Roberson with the assistance of Johanna Green, with reference to published scholarship (2010; 2012).
Digital surrogate: https://parker.stanford.edu/parker/catalog/js431dq0778 (accessed 18 July 2018)
James, Montague Rhodes, Matthew Parker, and A. Rogers, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, 2 vols (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1912)