Two Old English Apocrypha and their Manuscript Source: The Gospel of Nichodemus and The Avenging of the Saviour

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In the course of this book Professor Cross presents the discovery of the actual manuscript source for the Old English versions of two biblical apocrypha, namely The Gospel of Nichodemus and The Avenging of the Saviour. In collaboration with four other scholars, Professor Cross explores the implications of this discovery, at present unique in the field of Anglo-Saxon studies. Here for the first time parallel editions of the relevant Latin and Old English texts are given, together...

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Overview

In the course of this book Professor Cross presents the discovery of the actual manuscript source for the Old English versions of two biblical apocrypha, namely The Gospel of Nichodemus and The Avenging of the Saviour. In collaboration with four other scholars, Professor Cross explores the implications of this discovery, at present unique in the field of Anglo-Saxon studies. Here for the first time parallel editions of the relevant Latin and Old English texts are given, together with modern English translations.

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List of plates; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Part I. Discussion: 1. Introduction J. E. Cross; 2. The manuscript: Saint-Omer, Bibliothèque Municipale, 202 J. E. Cross and Julia Crick; 3. The Euangelium Nichodemi and Vindicta saluatoris in Anglo-Saxon England Thomas N. Hall; 4. Saint-Omer 202 as the manuscript source for the Old English texts J. E. Cross; 5. The style of the texts and the translation strategy Andy Orchard; Part II. Texts and Translations: 6. Editorial and translation procedure J. E. Cross, Denis Brearley and Andy Orchard; 7. Euangelium Nichodemi: Latin text and translation J. E. Cross, Denis Brearley and Andy Orchard; 8. Euangelium Nichodemi: Old English text and translation J. E. Cross, Denis Brearley and Andy Orchard; 9. Vindicta saluatoris: Latin text and translation J. E. Cross, Denis Brearley and Andy Orchard; 10. Vindicta saluatoris: Old English text and translation J. E. Cross, Denis Brearley and Andy Orchard; Bibliography Thomas N. Hall; Index.

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