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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • English poetry -- Old English, ca. 450-1100

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by George Philip Krapp.
SeriesThe Anglo-Saxon poetic records, a collective edition -- II, Anglo-Saxon poetic records, a collective edition -- 2., Library of English literature -- LEL 10271.
ContributionsKrapp, George Philip, 1872-1934.
The Physical Object
Paginationxciv, 152 p.
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14179285M
LC Control Number87798966

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The Vercelli Book Hardcover – Octo by George Philip Krapp (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" Cited by: Introduction. According to the traditional view, Vercelli, Biblioteca Capitolare CXVII (Vercelli Book), is one of the four major manuscripts of Old English literature, the other three being the Exeter Book, the Junius Manuscript, and the Beowulf manuscript. The parchment folios of Vercelli contain six poems and twenty-three prose pieces. The Vercelli Book book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(8). The Vercelli Book is an Old English codex, or book, compiled in the late 10th century and written in Anglo-Saxon square minuscule. Individual texts within the codex were originally written earlier--some possibly over two centuries before the the date of compilation.

The Vercelli book is a collection of homilies, saints'-lives stories, and poems from the early age of English. It was found in the Italian city of Vercelli and was probably used within a hospice specially catering to British pilgrims to Italy. This context sheds light on the unconventional arrangement of .   The Digital Vercelli Book is a partner project in the Visionary Cross project: the critical edition of The Dream of the Rood will be integrated with an edition of the Ruthwell Cross poem, including a 3D model of the Cross. Vercelli homilies V and VI are two Christmas homilies in the Vercelli Book, the first an exegetical reading of the nativity story from Luke, the second a translation from the apocryphalGospel of Pseudo-Matthewprefaced by a short account of the marvels that took place in anticipation of Christ’s homilies are separated from one another in the manuscript by the Old English. The Vercelli Book Volume 2 of Anglo-Saxon poetic records Volume 2 of Anglo-Saxon poetic records, a collective edition The Vercelli Book, George Philip Krapp: Editor: George Philip Krapp: Edition: reprint: Publisher: Columbia University Press, ISBN: , .

Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vercelli book. New York, Columbia University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type. Reading the Anglo-Saxon Self Through the Vercelli Book explores conceptions of subjectivity in Anglo-Saxon England by analyzing the contents and sources of the Vercelli Book, a tenth-century compilation of Old English religious poetry and prose. The Vercelli Book’s selection and arrangement of texts has long perplexed scholars, but this book argues that its organizational logic lies in the Author: Amity Reading. The Digital Vercelli Book beta. Magnifier HotSpot TextLink. 0 % v r v r v r v r v. Edition. Folio: @rafmas. Get this from a library! New readings in the Vercelli book. [Samantha Zacher; Andy Orchard;] -- "The late tenth-century Vercelli Book (Vercelli, Biblioteca Capitolare CXVII) contains one of the earliest surviving collections of homilies and poetry in the English language. The manuscript's.