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Blickling Spirituality and the Old English Vernacular Homily (Studies in Mediaeval Literature, Vol 1)

by J. Elizabeth Jeffrey

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Published by Edwin Mellen Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sermons, English (Old),
  • Religious Literature,
  • Religion - Worship - Preaching,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Sermons - Christian,
  • Latin,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • History and criticism,
  • Blickling homilies,
  • English prose literature,
  • Old English, ca. 450-1100

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8213448M
    ISBN 100889463158
    ISBN 109780889463158

    Chapter 2 examines two vernacular sources, the Old English Martyrology and Blickling Homily XI, which draw on the Latin narrative concerning the church built on the Mount of Olives, where the footprints which Christ left as he ascended were said to remain preserved for all time. This tradition is used by the two authors to teach the doctrines. the sermons in the Blickling Book in an effort to determine what they may indicate about the audience which the preachers, adapters or anthologizers of these sermons from the Latin had in mind.5 This exercise is a necessary prolegomenon to a new edition of the Old English .

    Search Tips. Phrase Searching You can use double quotes to search for a series of words in a particular order. For example, "World war II" (with quotes) will give more precise results than World war II (without quotes). Wildcard Searching If you want to search for multiple variations of a word, you can substitute a special symbol (called a "wildcard") for one or more letters. For now, the individual Blickling Homilies will appear below until the architecture is fully fleshed out ] [Source text: The Blickling Homilies: Edition and Translation. by Richard J. Kelly (London: Continuum, ), also consulting The Blickling Homiles, ed and trans. R. Morris. Early English Text Society original ser 63 & 73 (London.

      Also in the Blickling Book is a composite homily (Blickling 4) which combines a tithing sermon of Caesarius of Aries, miscellaneous material, and an excerpt drawn from the Visio Pauli. In this homily, the biggest problem seems to be a matter of focus. Ælfric and his Impact. Around , a young monk and priest left the walls of Winchester to set out for his first post. 1 Behind him were years of training at one of the finest centers of learning in the land. Before him was the humble abbey of Cerne Abbas in Dorset, newly founded (or refounded) by Æthelmær, pious layman and later ealdorman of the Western Shires.


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Blickling Spirituality and the Old English Vernacular Homily (Studies in Mediaeval Literature, Vol 1) by J. Elizabeth Jeffrey Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Blickling Spirituality and the Old English Vernacular Homily (Studies in Mediaeval Literature, Vol 1) (): J. Elizabeth Jeffrey: BooksCited by: 2. Get this from a library. Blickling spirituality and the Old English vernacular homily: a textual analysis.

[J Elizabeth Jeffrey]. Blickling homilies The Blickling Homilies is the name given to a collection of anonymous homilies from Anglo-Saxon England.

The Blickling Homilies date from the end of the tenth century and form one of the earliest extant collections of English vernacular homiletic writings. It is now apparent that early homiliaries on the Continent and in England were also devised either for private study or for the internal use of religious houses.

Aside from the Ælfric and Wulfstan corpora, the most important collections are the Blickling and Vercelli Homilies. It is uncertain when vernacular homilies were first written in England.

As D. Scragg notes (‘Vernacular Homilies and Prose Saints' Lives before Ælfric’, in Old English Prose: Basic Readings, ed. Szarmach [New York, ], 83 n. 34), Morris's XVI (The Blickling Homilies EETS Original Ser 63, 73 [London, ]) is a detached leaf of homily IV, and his XVII-XIX are properly XVI-XVIII.

In other. The Vercelli homilies are a collection of twenty-three prose entries within the Vercelli book and exist as an important example of Old English prose structure, owing to the predominance of poetry within the pool of extant Old English literature.

In keeping with the origins of the Vercelli manuscript in general, little is known about the exact authorship of the Vercelli homilies.

page note 5 In references to the Blickling homilies by number, I refer to the actual homilies rather than to The Blickling Homilies, ed. Morris, R., EETS o.s. 58,65 and 73 (London, – ; repr., ), for Morris's xvi is a detached leaf of homily rv, and his xvii–xix are thus properly xvi–xviii.

It looks at the discourse concerning these topics in the sermons of the Blickling Homilies, Vercelli Book and in ‘ Old English Homilies and Latin Sources ’, in The Old English Homily: Precedent –64, and ‘Ælfric, Gedwyld and Vernacular Hagiography: Sanctity and Spirituality in the Old English Lives of SS Peter and Paul.

A Textual Analysis. Author: J. Elizabeth Jeffrey. Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press ISBN: N.A Page: View: Blickling homily II, but Ælfric seems also to have drawn upon the elaboration of Gregory’s homily contained in the homiliary of Haymo of Auxerre. Having provided a vernacular paraphrase of the Latin reading and explained that Christ performed miracles in order to strengthen the faith of his followers, Ælfric sets out to uncover the.

Bückling Spirituality and the Old English Vernacular Homily: A Textual Analysis. Studies in Mediaeval Literature 1. By I.

Elizabeth Jeffery. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, ISBN Pp $ In this book J. Elizabeth Jeffery provides a close reading of the eighteen sermons. Book title: The Blickling Homilies: Edition and translation Author: Richard J. Kelly Publisher: Continuum Church Times Bookshop £41 THE Blicking Homilies is a collection of 18 homilies written in Old English, though often based on older, Latin sources, the oldest such collection in existence, dating to c The subjects for the homilies follow important events in the liturgical.

The beauty, the mystery and the power of Anglo-Saxon civilization have long fascinated lovers of history and literature. Now, with this volume in the much-lauded Classics of Western Spirituality(TM), readers are invited to discover the heart and soul of this culture--its spirituality. Extending from the mid's tothe Norman Conquest of England, the Anglo-Saxon.

Swan, 'Old English Made New: One Catholic Homily and its Reuses', Leeds Studies in English n.s. 28 (): 1– Hortatory Tone in the Blickling Homilies Jan 3As D. Scragg notes (‘Vernacular Homilies and Prose Saints’ Lives before Ælfric’, in Old English Prose: Basic Readings, ed.

Szarmach [New York, ], 83 n. 34), Morris’s XVI (The Blickling Homilies EETS Original Ser 63, 73 [London, ]) is a detached leaf of homily IV, and his XVII-XIX are properly XVI-XVIII. In other. The statement at page 1, n needs clarification: the Blickling Homilies is the only complete vernacular [Old English] manuscript codex in American hands; there are, however, a number of Latin manuscripts of Anglo-Saxon provenance in American libraries--among them the closely related Blickling Psalter [New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, MS M].).

Most likely compiled sometime in the late 10th century, the collection known as the Blickling Homiliesis a series of 18 sermons in OLD ENGLISH, all dealing with major feast days or saints’ days of medieval Christianity and arranged roughly to correspond with the Christian calendar.

For Godden, the homily's lack of early Middle English features contrasts with Ralph d’Escures’ sermon on the Assumption of the Virgin (c), an indisputably late text copied alongside the Life of Saint Neot in the final booklet of Vespasian 32 As Godden notes, the twelfth-century date of the Old English translation of Ralph's work.

Old English verse and prose depict the human mind as a corporeal entity located in the chest cavity, susceptible to spatial and thermal changes corresponding to the psychological states: it was thought that emotions such as rage, grief, and yearning could cause the contents of the chest to grow warm, boil, or be constricted by pressure.

While readers usually assume the. The Old English Homily: Precedent, Practice and Appropriation (review) The Old English Homily: Precedent, Practice and Appropriation (review) Di Sciacca, Claudia.

Book Reviews Sacrifice of Isaac) and those in the Junius 11 poems, an influence which is similar to that of the liturgy on the construction of the later medieval Corpus Christi Cycles or .The Blickling manuscript consists of a collection of eighteen homilies following the liturgical year.

The manuscript was written in Old English, by two scribes, sometime before the end of the tenth century. The author of the homilies is unknown. It is significant that the homilies were written in the vernacular, as most homilies from the.This volume gathers fourteen new essays devoted to Old English prose saints’ lives from the late Anglo-Saxon period.

Moving from diverse methodological approaches and building on the most recent developments in primary and secondary scholarship, the contributions comprehensively consider the texts and contexts of the vernacular hagiographic output both by Ælfric, the .