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A dialogue on Alleluia

Date: s. ximed


Fol. 139, seventeen lines explaining the origin and meaning of Alleluia in dialogue form. Written in one hand. Origin unknown. The manuscript is a sixteenth-century copy of Petrus Johannes Olnivi's Latin postils on St Matthew. Fol. 139 is an inserted leaf containing only the note on Alleluia.

Manuscript Items:
  1. Item: fols 139a r-v

      Title (B.12.6.1): Rubrics and Directions for the use of Prayers: Dialogue in Old English [fragment]

      Incipit: (fol. 139ar) Sæge me hƿær ƿære gecƿeden ærest Alleluia ic þe secge betƿih tƿam dunum.

      Explicit: (fol. 139ar) þonne cƿeþe ƿe he ƿæs áá ond nu áá biþ ond he is friþ ond ende ond he is lifgende in eallum circum. Amen.

      Text Language: English


Administration Information: Bibliography:

James, Montague Rhodes, Matthew Parker, and A. Rogers, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, 2 vols (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1912)

Ker, N. R., Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Anglo-Saxon (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957; repr. 1990), item 59