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The psalter in the prose lives of St Guthlac

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The Anglo-Saxon hermit Guthlac of Crowland is the subject of an eighth-century Latin hagiography by the monk Felix. Felix’s Vita sancti Guthlaci was translated into Old English prose prior to the mid-tenth century. The Old English Life of Guthlac is generally close to the Latin, particularly in comparison to the more imaginative adaptations of Guthlac’s life found in the poems Guthlac A and Guthlac B, but nevertheless it has a distinct textual identity. The Psalter is important in both Feli...

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University of Oxford
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Balliol College
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Celtic Studies Foundation Publisher's website
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Germano-Celtica: a Festschrift for Brian Taylor
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2017-01-01
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2017-10-01

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