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The Gospel of Saint Luke in Anglo-Saxon:

The Gospel of Saint Luke in Anglo-Saxon:

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  • ISBN-13: 9781597524582
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Pub
  • Release Date: Feb 16, 2006
  • Pages: 178 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.41 x 8.00 x 5.00 inches

Overview

After a collation of the manuscripts, and an initial survey of the material for a critical edition of the Anglo-Saxon Gospels had been made, the Delegates of the Clarendon Press suggested the plan of putting forth in advance, with as little as possible of critical apparatus, a separate edition of one of these Gospels. . . . This earliest extant English version of the Gospels, of which a portion is given in this little volume, possesses a unique interest for the student of the early forms of the language; moreover, for the history of biblical translations, it has a value that deserves wider and more precise recognition. -from the Preface

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