This book provides an edition, translation and commentary of the three apocryphal gospels of Mary written in Old English.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements; List of sigla and abbreviations; Editorial conventions; Introduction; 1. The birth and childhood of Mary: the development of a tradition; 2. The death and assumption of Mary: the Syriac and Greek traditions;3. The death and assumption of Mary: the Latin tradition; 4. The apocrypha of the Virgin in Anglo-Saxon England; 5. The manuscripts; 6. The Old English texts; The Old English Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew; The Old English assumption homily in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, 41; The Old English assumption homily in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, 198 (Blickling XIII); Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
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