Old English Oddities

B.EP.301: seminar (winter 2021/2022)

Texts

A Newtonian proverb
A charm against beeswarms
A compound prose riddle
A cryptogram
A prayer for mercy and support
A tranquil mind
Aelfric on just war
Aelfrics Three Estates
Against gout
An encyclopaedic sequence
An injunction against bloodletting
Jerome and Damasus
Morning devotion
Psalter introductions
Solomons gold
The Apostles Creed
The Brussels Cross inscription
The age of the Virgin Mary
The six ages of the world
The typology of church bells
Thureth
Two metrical proverbs

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