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  • Old English Hexateuch

    Manuscript

    The Old English Hexateuch provides invaluable evidence of an English person’s experience of the Bible in their own langu...

  • Ælfric's Colloquy

    Manuscript

    Ælfric’s Colloquy is a dialogue between a schoolteacher and his pupils. ‘Colloquy’ simply means ‘conversation’. Dating f...

  • Ælfric’s Grammar

    Manuscript

    Around the year 998, Ælfric of Eynsham produced a Grammar, written in Old English, but designed primarily to explain Lat...

  • Ælfric's Lives of the Saints

    Manuscript

    The collection of texts known as the Lives of the Saints was written by Ælfric of Eynsham (c. 950–c. 1010), between 990 ...