New PDF release: Ælfric's Letter to the Monks of Eynsham (Cambridge Studies

By Christopher A. Jones

notwithstanding most sensible recognized this day for his previous English homilies, the Anglo-Saxon student Ælfric additionally composed a Latin 'letter' to his fellow priests at Eynsham (Oxfordshire) containing a close define in their day-by-day and seasonal around of prayer and different tasks. The rfile deals an extraordinary glimpse of what usual priests in Anglo-Saxon England have been anticipated to understand and do. This 1999 publication comprises an variation of the Latin letters a textual observation, and an entire English translation of the paintings. Dr Jones additionally offers giant introductory chapters which identify the phenomenal value of the Eynsham letter for our realizing of past due Anglo-Saxon monasticism and liturgy. The e-book will curiosity scholars of early medieval tradition, monasticism and Church history.

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