Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 10
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138 Pages

23.4 x 15.6 cm

1 b/w, 2 line illus.

Series: Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

Imprint: D.S.Brewer

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 10

The Abingdon Chronicle AD 956-1066 (MS C with ref. to BDE)

Edited by Patrick W Conner

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Two further editions bring the number of published volumes of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicleseries to Edition with scholarly introduction, evaluating the relationship of the Abingdon Chronicle to other Chronicle manuscripts.
This edition of BL MS Cotton Tiberius B i presents for the first time the textual source of several of the most important extant manuscripts in the Chronicle tradition (including MSS B, C, D and E), and showsthe contribution ofAbingdon Abbey to its development. In his full and detailed introduction, Professor Conner explains his choice of manuscript; he also offers a theory, arguing against current thinking, for the relationship between MSS B and C; and suggests that the phenomenon of poetry in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle originated with Abingdon.
Professor PATRICK W. CONNERteaches in the Department of English, West Virginia University.
"A detailed and closely focused exercise in palaeography and text history." REVIEW OF ENGLISH STUDIES

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9780859914666

March 1996

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Title Details

138 Pages

2.34 x 1.56 cm

1 b/w, 2 line illus.

Series: Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

Imprint: D.S.Brewer