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By Christopher A. Jones

ISBN-10: 0521030730

ISBN-13: 9780521030731

ISBN-10: 0521630118

ISBN-13: 9780521630115

although top identified this present 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 rfile deals a unprecedented glimpse of what traditional clergymen in Anglo-Saxon England have been anticipated to grasp and do. This 1999 e-book includes an variation of the Latin letters a textual remark, and a whole English translation of the paintings. Dr Jones additionally offers colossal introductory chapters which identify the outstanding significance of the Eynsham letter for our realizing of overdue Anglo-Saxon monasticism and liturgy. The publication will curiosity scholars of early medieval tradition, monasticism and Church history.

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