Ancrene Wisse

Ancrene Wisse

by Robert Hasenfratz
     
 
Ancrene Wisse or the Anchoresses Guide (Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 402), written sometime roughly between 1225 and 1240, represents a revision of an earlier work, usually called the Ancrene Riwle or Anchorites' Rule, a book of religious instruction for three lay women of noble birth.

Overview

Ancrene Wisse or the Anchoresses Guide (Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 402), written sometime roughly between 1225 and 1240, represents a revision of an earlier work, usually called the Ancrene Riwle or Anchorites' Rule, a book of religious instruction for three lay women of noble birth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580440707
Publisher:
Medieval Institute Publications
Publication date:
03/01/2001
Series:
TEAMS Middle English Texts Series
Pages:
912

Meet the Author

Robert Hasenfratz is Professor of English at the University of Connecticut. He is editor of Mystics Quarterly, soon to become The Journal of Medieval Religious Cultures; co-author with Thomas Jambeck of Reading Old English (2005); and producer of Lingua Latina, aka WinLatin, a Latin drill program for Windows XP.

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