London, British Library, Royal 5. E. xi

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5. E. xi

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Ker

252

Gnuess/Lapidge

458

Summary

Numerous glosses are added to Aldhelm's De laude virginitatis, written in s. x/xi. Some by contemporary or near contemporary hands, some in s. xiin, and some in ximed.

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Manuscript Items

Item: fols 1-120

 

  • Title (C.31.7): Gloss to Aldhelm, De laude virginitatis

    Text Language: English and Latin

    Date: Eighty-two out of ca. 700 Old English interlinear and marginal glosses are from s. ximed.

    Hand: In 'rougher script' than earlier hands (Ker 1957)


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    Manuscript described by Takako Kato with the assistance of Sanne van der Schee, with reference to published scholarship (2010; 2012).

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    Bibliography

    Ker, N. R., Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Anglo-Saxon (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957; repr. 1990), item 252

    Meritt, Herbert Dean, Old English Glosses, The Modern Language Association of America, General Series, xvi (New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1945)

    Napier, A. S., Old English Glosses, Anecdota Oxoniensia, Mediaeval and Modern Series, xi (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1900)

    Pulsiano, Phillip, Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts in Microfiche Facsimile (Binghamton, NY: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 1996), vol. 4: Glossed Texts, Aldhelmiana, Psalms