Anonymous Old English lives of saints

edited and translated by Johanna Kramer, Hugh Magennis, Robin Norris

From the first centuries of Christianity, believers turned to the perfection modeled by saints for inspiration, and a tradition of recounting saints Lives flourished. The Latin narratives followed specific forms, dramatizing a virgins heroic resolve or a martyrs unwavering faith under torture. In ea...

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Other Authors: Kramer, Johanna, 1972- (Editor, Translator), Magennis, Hugh (Editor, Translator), Norris, Robin, 1974- (Editor, Translator)
Format: Book
Old English
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2020.
Series:Dumbarton Oaks medieval library ; 63
Dumbarton Oaks medieval library ; DOML 63
Physical Description:xxxix, 764 pages ; 21 cm.
ISBN(s):0674244648 : cloth
9780674244641 : cloth
Language note:Saints' lives in Old English with English translations on facing pages; introduction and notes in English.
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