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Published by G. Routledge & Sons, limited, E.P. Dutton & Co. in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Caedmon manuscript,
  • English poetry -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Modernized versions,
  • English poetry -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Bibliography,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Anglo-Saxon,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Anglo-Saxon -- Specimens, reproductions, etc

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesGenesis (Anglo-Saxon poem), Exodus (Anglo-Saxon poem), Daniel (Anglo-Saxon poem), Christ and Satan.
Statementtr. into English prose, by Charles W. Kennedy ... With an introduction, and facsimiles of the illustrations in the Junius ms.
ContributionsCaedmon., Morey, Charles Rufus, 1877-1955.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1603 .K4 1916
The Physical Object
Paginationlxx, 258 p. incl. plates.
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6591577M
LC Control Number16022778
OCLC/WorldCa332341

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Cædmon’s oeuvre: the first three Junius poems are in their biblical order and, while Christ and Satan could be understood as partially fitting Bede’s description of Cædmon’s work on future judgment, pains of hell and joys of the heavenly kingdom, the match is not exact enough to . Description. The earliest named English poet was a cowherd named Cædmon who lived at the Abbey of Whitby. We know about this man because the story of his life is described in the Ecclesiastical History of the English People written by the 8th-century monk, Bede.. Unfortunately, all of Cædmon's poems are lost, but Bede does describe one of them, which is known as Cædmon's Hymn.   The Cædmon poems Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages:   Cædmon is the earliest English poet whose name is known. An Anglo-Saxon who cared for the animals and was attached to the double monastery of Streonæshalch (Whitby Abbey) during the abbacy () of St. Hilda (), he was originally ignorant of "the art of song" but learned to compose one night in the course of a dream, according to the 8th-century monk Bede/5(18).

The Cædmon Poems A Verse translation of Anglo-Saxon Christian Poetry Damian Love Cædmon is the first English poet whose name survives; thus he stands at the beginning of our literature. In Bede’s famous account, Cædmon’s nine-line Genesis hymn brought traditional oral poetry into the realm of writing some time in the latter half of the. Caedmon, (flourished –), first Old English Christian poet, whose fragmentary hymn to the creation remains a symbol of the adaptation of the aristocratic-heroic Anglo-Saxon verse tradition to the expression of Christian themes. His story is known from Bede’s Ecclesiastical History of the English People, which tells how Caedmon, an illiterate herdsman, retired from company one night in. Cædmon is the earliest English poet whose name is known. An Anglo-Saxon who cared for the animals and was attached to the double monastery of Streonæshalch (Whitby Abbey) during the abbacy (–) of St. Hilda (–), he was originally ignorant of "the art of song" but learned to compose one night in the course of a dream, according to the 8th-century monk Bede. Caedmon, The First English Poet Unfortunately all that remains of Caedmon’s poetry today is the nine line poem known as Cædmon’s Hymn, Caedmon’s Hymn in Old English and its modern translation (excerpt from The Earliest English Poems, Third Edition, Penguin Books, ).

  The Cædmon poems Item Preview remove-circle Includes Caedmon's Hymn and the Anglo-Saxon poems Genesis, Exodus, Daniel, and Christ and Satan some content may be lost due to the binding of the book. Addeddate Barcode Bookplateleaf Call number PRK38c Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II External. Caedmon’s Hymn and Other Old English Poems. introduced and translated by Miller Oberman. by Miller Oberman. Years ago, before I began studying and translating Old English poetry, I read a collection of medieval Welsh tales referred to as The one tale, “The Dream of Macsen Wledig,” a marauding Roman emperor invades an island. Caedmon manuscript, also called Junius Manuscript, Old English scriptural paraphrases copied about , given in to the scholar Franciscus Junius by Archbishop James Ussher of Armagh and now in the Bodleian Library, University of contains the poems Genesis, Exodus, Daniel, and Christ and Satan, originally attributed to Caedmon (q.v.) because these subjects correspond roughly to. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.