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Two Old English Apocrypha and their Manuscript Source
The Gospel of Nichodemus and The Avenging of the Saviour

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Part of Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England

J. E. Cross, Julia Crick, Thomas N. Hall, Andy Orchard, Denis Brearley
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  • Date Published: February 2007
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521033541

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  • In the course of this book Professor Cross presents the discovery of the actual manuscript source for the Old English versions of two biblical apocrypha, namely The Gospel of Nichodemus and The Avenging of the Saviour. In collaboration with four other scholars, Professor Cross explores the implications of this discovery, at present unique in the field of Anglo-Saxon studies. Here for the first time parallel editions of the relevant Latin and Old English texts are given, together with modern English translations.

    • Presents the discovery of a manuscript source for the Old English versions of two biblical apocrypha
    • Parallel editions of the relevant Latin and Old English texts are given together with modern English translations
    • Illustrated with photographs of certain manuscript folios
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    • Date Published: February 2007
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521033541
    • length: 324 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.491kg
    • contains: 4 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of plates
    Acknowledgements
    List of abbreviations
    Part I. Discussion:
    1. Introduction J. E. Cross
    2. The manuscript: Saint-Omer, Bibliothèque Municipale, 202 J. E. Cross and Julia Crick
    3. The Euangelium Nichodemi and Vindicta saluatoris in Anglo-Saxon England Thomas N. Hall
    4. Saint-Omer 202 as the manuscript source for the Old English texts J. E. Cross
    5. The style of the texts and the translation strategy Andy Orchard
    Part II. Texts and Translations:
    6. Editorial and translation procedure J. E. Cross, Denis Brearley and Andy Orchard
    7. Euangelium Nichodemi: Latin text and translation J. E. Cross, Denis Brearley and Andy Orchard
    8. Euangelium Nichodemi: Old English text and translation J. E. Cross, Denis Brearley and Andy Orchard
    9. Vindicta saluatoris: Latin text and translation J. E. Cross, Denis Brearley and Andy Orchard
    10. Vindicta saluatoris: Old English text and translation J. E. Cross, Denis Brearley and Andy Orchard
    Bibliography Thomas N. Hall
    Index.

  • Editor

    J. E. Cross, University of Liverpool

    With contributions by

    Denis Brearley

    Julia Crick, Department of History, University of Exeter

    Thomas N. Hall

    Andy Orchard

    Contributors

    J. E. Cross, Julia Crick, Thomas N. Hall, Andy Orchard, Denis Brearley

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