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An English-Saxon homily on the birth-day of St. Gregory : anciently used in the English-Saxon Church. Giving an account of the conversion of the English from paganism to Christianity / translated into modern English, with notes, &c. by Eliz. Elstob
Bib ID 1538594
Format BookBook
Author
Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham
 
Description London : Printed by W. Bowyer, 1709 
[10], lx, [2], 44, [4], 11, [3], 49, [5] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. (8vo) 
Notes

Anglo-Saxon text, English translation in parallel columns.

"The homily is one of those which were prepared by Aelfrick, to be used in the English Saxon church"--p. lvi.

"Homiliae Anglo-Saxonicae in S. Gregorii natale versio Latina" (11 p.) [by William Elstob - BLC to 1975]

"An appendix, containing several epistles of St. Gregory, and notes that illustrate the foregoing homily." (49 p.)

Engraved frontispiece by S. Gribelin, with t.p. vignette, head and tail pieces.

List of subscribers p. [1]-[5] at end.

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Gregory I, Pope, approximately 540-604.  |  Great Britain -- Church history -- 449-1066.
Other authors/contributors Elstob, Elizabeth, 1683-1756  |  Elstob, William, 1673-1715  |  Gribelin, Simon, 1661 or 2-1733

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