By Christopher A. Jones

ISBN-10: 0521030730

ISBN-13: 9780521030731

ISBN-10: 0521630118

ISBN-13: 9780521630115

although top recognized this day for his previous English homilies, the Anglo-Saxon pupil 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 record deals an extraordinary glimpse of what traditional clergymen in Anglo-Saxon England have been anticipated to understand and do. This 1999 booklet comprises an version of the Latin letters a textual statement, and an entire English translation of the paintings. Dr Jones additionally presents colossal introductory chapters which identify the phenomenal significance of the Eynsham letter for our realizing of past due Anglo-Saxon monasticism and liturgy. The booklet will curiosity scholars of early medieval tradition, monasticism and Church history.

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