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Ælfric"s Letter to the Monks of Eynsham (Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England)

by Christopher A. Jones

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Religion - Classic Works,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • Religion - Catholicism,
  • Christianity - History - Catholic,
  • Medieval,
  • Monasticism,
  • Aelfric, --Abbot of Eynsham--Correspondence A,
  • Aelfric,--Abbot of Eynsham--Correspondence,
  • History / General,
  • History-Medieval,
  • Religion / Monasticism,
  • Religion-Christianity - History - Catholic,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7714731M
    ISBN 100521030730
    ISBN 109780521030731

      Ælfric of Eynsham (~ - ~) was an abbot, scholar and translator, who composed two series of English homilies, which explained and expounded upon Biblical events in the Anglo-Saxon language. In a fitting example for the upcoming holiday, the homily for Christmas day describes the story of the birth of Jesus, and his subsequent laying.   Buy Aelfric's Catholic Homilies: Introduction, Commentary and Glossary (Early English Text Society Supplementary Series) 1st edition by Godden, Malcolm (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Malcolm Godden.

    The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Abbot of Eynsham Aelfric. Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham: Aelfrics Grammatik und Glossar (in Old English and Latin with German notes; based on the edition), ed. by Julius Zupitza (HTML with commentary at ). Ælfric of Eynsham (the "Grammarian") (c. – c. ), was an English abbot, as well as a consummate, prolific writer in Old English of hagiography, homilies, biblical commentaries, and other is also known variously as Ælfric Grammaticus, Ælfric of Cerne and Ælfric the Homilist.. Life and works. Ælfric was educated in the Benedictine Old Minster at Winchester under Saint.

    Ælfric was asked by Æthelweard to translate the book of Genesis up to the story of he wrote his Letter to the Monks of Eynsham, an abridgment for his own monks of Æthelwold's De consuetudine monachorum, adapted to their rudimentary ideas of Fehr, Bernhard, ed. Die Hirtenbriefe Ælfrics: in Altenglischer und Lateinischer. Eynsham Abbey was a Benedictine monastery in Eynsham, Oxfordshire, in England between and King Æthelred allowed Æthelmær the Stout to found the abbey in There is some evidence that the abbey was built on the site of an earlier minster, probably founded in the 7th or 8th centuries. The site is a Scheduled Historic on: Eynsham, Oxfordshire, England.


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Ælfric"s Letter to the Monks of Eynsham (Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England) by Christopher A. Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

Though best-known today for his Old English homilies, the Anglo-Saxon scholar Ælfric also composed, in a 'letter' to his fellow monks, a set of Latin liturgical instructions which offer a rare glimpse of what ordinary monks were expected to know and book contains a new edition of the Latin text with a critical apparatus, and the only complete English by: This book contains an edition of the Latin letters a textual commentary, and a complete English translation of the work.

Dr Jones also provides substantial introductory chapters which establish the exceptional importance of the Eynsham letter for our understanding of late Manufacturer: Cambridge University Press.

In short, Christopher A. Jones’ Ælfric's Letter to the Monks of Eynsham will undoubtedly become an indispensable tool for any student of the mastic liturgy of Anglo-Saxon England, and it deserves a very warm welcome indeed.’ Source: Revue Belge de Philologie et d'HistoireCited by: Though best known today for his Old English homilies, the Anglo-Saxon scholar &#;lfric also composed, in a "letter" to his fellow monks, a set of Latin liturgical instructions that offer a rare glimpse of what ordinary monks were expected to know and do.

This book contains a new edition of the Price: $ Get this from a library. Aelfric's letter to the monks of Eynsham. [Christopher A Jones] -- "Though best known today for his Old English homilies, the Anglo-Saxon scholar Aelfric also composed a Latin 'letter' to his fellow monks at Eynsham (Oxfordshire) containing a detailed outline of.

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Aelfric's Letter to the Monks of Eynsham. By Christopher A. Jones. No cover image in a "letter" to his fellow monks, a set of Latin liturgical instructions that offer a.

This book contains an edition of the Latin letters a textual commentary, and a complete English translation of the work. Dr Jones also provides substantial introductory chapters which establish the exceptional importance of the Eynsham letter for our understanding of late Anglo-Saxon monasticism and liturgy.

Ælfric also wrote letters of pastoral instruction and guides to ecclesiastical life and liturgical practice, in English and Latin, including the Letter to the Monk at Eynsham, a monastic customary expounding upon the finer points of the liturgy (Fehr ; Jones a).Cited by: 1.

AElfric's Letter to the Monks of Eynsham. By Pfaff, Richard W. Read preview. (AElfric's teacher)-which is the way this letter has in the past been regarded-but as a quite full statement of views that have political as well as cultural significance. The implications of AElfric's divergences from the Concordia as conveying the view that (to.

Hen Yitzhak. Jones (Christopher Α.). AEfric's letter to the monks of : Revue belge de philologie et d'histoire, t fasc.

4, Histoire medievale, moderne et contemporaine - Middeleeuwse. moderne en hedendaagse : Yitzhak Hen. Description. Ælfric’s Colloquy is a dialogue between a schoolteacher and his pupils.‘Colloquy’ simply means ‘conversation’.

Dating from the 10th century, this educational text was written by Ælfric of Eynsham (c. ) and was intended to help novice monks learn Latin. Author of Ælfric's Letter to the Monks of Eynsham, A Lost Work by Amalarius of Metz, and The Relatio Metrica de Duobus Ducibus5/5(1).

Aelfric, (flourished c. probably Eynsham, Oxfordshire, Eng.), Anglo-Saxon prose writer, considered the greatest of his time. He wrote both to instruct the monks and to spread the learning of the 10th-century monastic revival.

His Catholic Homilies, written in –, provided orthodox sermons, based on the Church Fathers. Aelfric’s Grammar, the First Grammar Book Written in English -- If you are a fan of The Last Kingdom, you will love Aelfric () the first grammarian. Shop for Books on Google Play.

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This book contains an edition of the Latin letters a textual commentary, and a complete English translation of the work. Dr Jones also provides substantial introductory chapters which establish the exceptional importance of the Eynsham letter for our understanding of late Author: Christopher A.

Jones. The Tower of Babel, from an illustrated manuscript (11th century) containing some Latin excerpts from the Hexateuch.Ælfric was responsible for the preface to Genesis as well as some of its translations.

Another copy of the text, without lavish illustrations but including a translation of the Book of Judges, is found in Oxford, Bodleian Library, Laud Misc. Ælfric's Letter to the Monks of Eynsham by Christopher A.

Jones (review) ; Richard W. Pfaff; The Catholic Historical Review; In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:Author: Richard W.

Pfaff. Soon after he took office, Aelfric wrote his ‘Letter to the Monks of Eynsham’ in which he detailed the way in which the monks should conduct themselves from day to day.

We do not know precisely when Aelfric died - it was probably around the year but it is likely that he was buried at the Abbey, possibly in front of the abbey church altar.

Some time back, I noticed that quite a few people who came across my profile found it because they were searching for a translation of Ælfric of Eynsham's Preface to Genesis (about which I've written an article in English Studies). I did some searching of my own, and found that there are not many translations of the.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England: Lfric's Letter to the Monks of Eynsham (Hardcover) at nd: Cambridge University Press.Cambridge Core - Anglo Saxon and Medieval Literature - Aelfric and the Cult of Saints in Late Anglo-Saxon England - by Mechthild Gretsch Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

C. A., ed., Ælfric's Letter to the Monks of Eynsham, Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England 24 Author: Mechthild Gretsch.This collection provides a new, authoritative and challenging study of the life and works of Ællfric of Eynsham, the most important vernacular religious writer in the history of Anglo-Saxon England.