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The Production and Use of English Manuscripts 1060 to 1220

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Cologny, Bodmeriana, Bodmer 2

The Production and Use of English Manuscripts: 1060 to 1220

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Ælfric's Homily for Septuagesima Sunday

Date: s. xi2


The lower four-fifths of a leaf of Ælfric's Homily for Septuagesima Sunday.

Manuscript Items:

  1. Item: a single leaf

      Title (B.1.2.6): Ælfric, Second Series of Homilies [Catholic Homilies II]: Septuagesima

      Incipit: [me]rgen ond ƿolde hirian

      Explicit: mid þam naman ys gesƿu

      Text Language: English

      Note: According to Ker 1957 the leaf is complete, except for probably five lines missing at the head (p. 347).


Physical Description:

Object Description:

Form: 4/5 of a single leaf



20 out of probably 25 lines remain. Lines 12-14 on the verso are partly illegible where the leaf had been folded. Ruling on the hair side (recto), single bounding lines (Ker 1957, p. 347).

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