The Intellectual Foundations of the English Benedictine Reform.

By: Gretsch, MechthildSeries: Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon EnglandPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999Copyright date: ©1999Description: 1 online resource (485 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780511149467Subject(s): English language--Old English, ca. 450-1100--LexicographyGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Intellectual Foundations of the English Benedictine ReformDDC classification: 274.203 LOC classification: PE273 .G74 1999Online resources: Click to View
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Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Psalters and psalter glosses in Anglo-Saxon England -- THE BOOKS OF THE OLD TESTAMENT -- THE PSALTER -- PSALTERS WITH OLD ENGLISH GLOSSES -- The manuscripts -- The textual recensions of the psalter -- The textual affliations of the Old English psalter glosses -- The marginal commentary in Royal 2. B. V -- The Royal Psalter gloss and the A-type glosses -- 3 The vocabulary of the Royal Psalter -- LEXICAL VARIATION AND DOUBLE GLOSSES -- The glosses for refugium -- Double glosses -- LOANWORDS -- UNUSUAL WORDS AND STYLISTIC EMBELLISHMENTS -- The translation of christus -- The stylistic background -- 4 The Royal Psalter and the Rule: lexical and stylistic links -- LEXICAL LINKS -- Winchester vocabulary -- 'corona' and 'coronare' -- 'ecclesia' -- STYLISTIC LINKS -- The Rule -- The preface to the Rule -- ÆTHELWOLD AND ALDHELM -- Interlaced word-order -- The couplets -- CONCLUSIONS -- 5 The Aldhelm glosses -- THE GLOSSES IN BRUSSELS 1650 -- THE TRANSMISSION OF THE OLD ENGLISH ALDHELM GLOSSES -- A LOST MANUSCRIPT AND ITS AFFLIATIONS -- THE TEXTUAL CRITICISM OF THE GLOSSES TO THE PROSE DE VIRGINITATE -- Abingdon group -- Salisbury group -- Manuscripts belonging neither to the Abingdon nor to the Salisbury group -- BRUSSELS 1650: THE LAYERS OF GLOSSES -- THE CLEOPATRA GLOSSARIES -- THE CORPUS GLOSSARY -- THE VOCABULARY OF THE BRUSSELS GLOSSES -- Historiographus: wyrdwritere ('a writer of fate or destiny') Chronographus: tidwritere ('a writer about times') -- Urbanitatis disertudo: burhspæc (`elegant speech, courtly speech', lit. 'speech which is used in a burh') -- The infuence of Isidore's 'Etymologiae' -- Dialectica: flitcræft -- Geometrica: eorðcræft, eorðgemet -- Leuiathan, palatum, Europa, Alpes, pelta.
The Etymologiae, glossaries and Isidorian scholia -- Gymnosophistae -- Sophisma -- Poetic words -- Summary: the vocabulary -- CONCLUSIONS -- 6 Word usage in the Royal Psalter, the Rule and the Aldhelm glosses -- WYNDREAM, DREAM, DRYMAN AND MUSICAL TERMINOLOGY -- DÆGRED, DÆGREDSANG, GLÆTERUNG, GLÆTERIAN -- THE GLOSSES FOR LATIN HONOR -- WORDS FOR 'SACRIFICE' -- HOSP 'SCORN, OPPROBRIUM, INSULT' AND HYSPAN' TO MOCK, SCORN, DERIDE, REVILE' -- SCRUDNIAN `TO EXAMINE, INVESTIGATE, SCRUTINIZE, MEDITATE ON', ASCRUDNIAN 'TO SEARCH (THROUGH)', SCRUDNUNG `INVESTIGATION… -- FURTHER AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE PSALTER, THE RULE AND THE ALDHELM GLOSSES -- CONCLUSION -- 7 Æthelwold and the Old English Rule -- THE AUTHORSHIP OF THE OLD ENGLISH RULE -- THE DATE OF THE OLD ENGLISH RULE -- The evidence of Æthelwold's career -- The textual recensions of the `Regula' -- The early Glastonbury years and the evidence of CCCC 57 -- The `Expositio in Regulam S. Benedicti' -- Winchester vocabulary -- 8 Æthelwold and the Royal Psalter -- ÆTHELWOLD AS TEACHER -- THE MANUSCRIPT EVIDENCE -- Royal 2. B. V -- The evidence of the eleventh-century Winchester psalters -- THE LITURGICAL EVIDENCE -- A fresh translation of the Book of Psalms -- The Athanasian Creed and its gloss -- The Creed -- The continental psalters -- The gloss -- THE TEXTCRITICAL EVIDENCE -- The 'Benedictine' reading -- The 'Psalterium Romanum' as the exemplar for the Royal gloss -- THE ART HISTORICAL EVIDENCE -- Posuisti in capite eius coronam de lapide pretioso -- Christus-rex-cyning -- ÆTHELWOLD, GALBA A. XVIII AND JUNIUS 27 -- The Galba Psalter -- The Junius Psalter -- The Junius gloss and the evidence of dialect features in the tenth century -- The Junius gloss and the Royal Psalter -- 9 Æthelwold and the Aldhelm glosses -- KING ÆTHELSTAN'S COURT -- 'Æthelstan A' -- The continental background -- Oda.
The Alfredian roots -- The Æthelstan acrostic -- Æthelstan and Malmesbury -- Conclusions -- THE MANUSCRIPT EVIDENCE -- Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawlinson C. 697 -- Cambridge, Corpus Christi College 183 -- BL, Royal 7. D. XXIV, part ii, fols. 82-168 -- BL, Cotton Cleopatra A. iii -- Conclusions -- ARCHBISHOP ODA -- ABBOT DUNSTAN -- THE EVIDENCE OF LATER MANUSCRIPTS -- CONCLUSIONS -- 10 French and German loan influence -- OLD SAXON AND OLD HIGH GERMAN INFLUENCE -- Galsmære and agælan -- æwicness 'eternity' -- orgeldream -- cildgeong 'young' -- ofearmian, ofearmung (misereri, miseratio) -- OLD FRENCH LOANWORDS AND WEST FRANKISH INFLUENCE -- Iugelere, tudenard, coittemære -- scrudnian (Lat. scrutari) -- Old English 'prud' and the terminology for 'superbia' -- CONCLUSIONS -- 11 Conclusion -- APPENDIX I Æthelwold's life and career -- APPENDIX II The Royal Psalter at Canterbury -- APPENDIX III The Gernrode fragments of an Old Saxon psalm commentary -- Bibliography -- Index of Old English words -- Index of Latin words glossed in Old English or translated -- General index.
Summary: This book explores intellectual foundations of the Benedictine reform in tenth-century England.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Psalters and psalter glosses in Anglo-Saxon England -- THE BOOKS OF THE OLD TESTAMENT -- THE PSALTER -- PSALTERS WITH OLD ENGLISH GLOSSES -- The manuscripts -- The textual recensions of the psalter -- The textual affliations of the Old English psalter glosses -- The marginal commentary in Royal 2. B. V -- The Royal Psalter gloss and the A-type glosses -- 3 The vocabulary of the Royal Psalter -- LEXICAL VARIATION AND DOUBLE GLOSSES -- The glosses for refugium -- Double glosses -- LOANWORDS -- UNUSUAL WORDS AND STYLISTIC EMBELLISHMENTS -- The translation of christus -- The stylistic background -- 4 The Royal Psalter and the Rule: lexical and stylistic links -- LEXICAL LINKS -- Winchester vocabulary -- 'corona' and 'coronare' -- 'ecclesia' -- STYLISTIC LINKS -- The Rule -- The preface to the Rule -- ÆTHELWOLD AND ALDHELM -- Interlaced word-order -- The couplets -- CONCLUSIONS -- 5 The Aldhelm glosses -- THE GLOSSES IN BRUSSELS 1650 -- THE TRANSMISSION OF THE OLD ENGLISH ALDHELM GLOSSES -- A LOST MANUSCRIPT AND ITS AFFLIATIONS -- THE TEXTUAL CRITICISM OF THE GLOSSES TO THE PROSE DE VIRGINITATE -- Abingdon group -- Salisbury group -- Manuscripts belonging neither to the Abingdon nor to the Salisbury group -- BRUSSELS 1650: THE LAYERS OF GLOSSES -- THE CLEOPATRA GLOSSARIES -- THE CORPUS GLOSSARY -- THE VOCABULARY OF THE BRUSSELS GLOSSES -- Historiographus: wyrdwritere ('a writer of fate or destiny') Chronographus: tidwritere ('a writer about times') -- Urbanitatis disertudo: burhspæc (`elegant speech, courtly speech', lit. 'speech which is used in a burh') -- The infuence of Isidore's 'Etymologiae' -- Dialectica: flitcræft -- Geometrica: eorðcræft, eorðgemet -- Leuiathan, palatum, Europa, Alpes, pelta.

The Etymologiae, glossaries and Isidorian scholia -- Gymnosophistae -- Sophisma -- Poetic words -- Summary: the vocabulary -- CONCLUSIONS -- 6 Word usage in the Royal Psalter, the Rule and the Aldhelm glosses -- WYNDREAM, DREAM, DRYMAN AND MUSICAL TERMINOLOGY -- DÆGRED, DÆGREDSANG, GLÆTERUNG, GLÆTERIAN -- THE GLOSSES FOR LATIN HONOR -- WORDS FOR 'SACRIFICE' -- HOSP 'SCORN, OPPROBRIUM, INSULT' AND HYSPAN' TO MOCK, SCORN, DERIDE, REVILE' -- SCRUDNIAN `TO EXAMINE, INVESTIGATE, SCRUTINIZE, MEDITATE ON', ASCRUDNIAN 'TO SEARCH (THROUGH)', SCRUDNUNG `INVESTIGATION… -- FURTHER AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE PSALTER, THE RULE AND THE ALDHELM GLOSSES -- CONCLUSION -- 7 Æthelwold and the Old English Rule -- THE AUTHORSHIP OF THE OLD ENGLISH RULE -- THE DATE OF THE OLD ENGLISH RULE -- The evidence of Æthelwold's career -- The textual recensions of the `Regula' -- The early Glastonbury years and the evidence of CCCC 57 -- The `Expositio in Regulam S. Benedicti' -- Winchester vocabulary -- 8 Æthelwold and the Royal Psalter -- ÆTHELWOLD AS TEACHER -- THE MANUSCRIPT EVIDENCE -- Royal 2. B. V -- The evidence of the eleventh-century Winchester psalters -- THE LITURGICAL EVIDENCE -- A fresh translation of the Book of Psalms -- The Athanasian Creed and its gloss -- The Creed -- The continental psalters -- The gloss -- THE TEXTCRITICAL EVIDENCE -- The 'Benedictine' reading -- The 'Psalterium Romanum' as the exemplar for the Royal gloss -- THE ART HISTORICAL EVIDENCE -- Posuisti in capite eius coronam de lapide pretioso -- Christus-rex-cyning -- ÆTHELWOLD, GALBA A. XVIII AND JUNIUS 27 -- The Galba Psalter -- The Junius Psalter -- The Junius gloss and the evidence of dialect features in the tenth century -- The Junius gloss and the Royal Psalter -- 9 Æthelwold and the Aldhelm glosses -- KING ÆTHELSTAN'S COURT -- 'Æthelstan A' -- The continental background -- Oda.

The Alfredian roots -- The Æthelstan acrostic -- Æthelstan and Malmesbury -- Conclusions -- THE MANUSCRIPT EVIDENCE -- Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawlinson C. 697 -- Cambridge, Corpus Christi College 183 -- BL, Royal 7. D. XXIV, part ii, fols. 82-168 -- BL, Cotton Cleopatra A. iii -- Conclusions -- ARCHBISHOP ODA -- ABBOT DUNSTAN -- THE EVIDENCE OF LATER MANUSCRIPTS -- CONCLUSIONS -- 10 French and German loan influence -- OLD SAXON AND OLD HIGH GERMAN INFLUENCE -- Galsmære and agælan -- æwicness 'eternity' -- orgeldream -- cildgeong 'young' -- ofearmian, ofearmung (misereri, miseratio) -- OLD FRENCH LOANWORDS AND WEST FRANKISH INFLUENCE -- Iugelere, tudenard, coittemære -- scrudnian (Lat. scrutari) -- Old English 'prud' and the terminology for 'superbia' -- CONCLUSIONS -- 11 Conclusion -- APPENDIX I Æthelwold's life and career -- APPENDIX II The Royal Psalter at Canterbury -- APPENDIX III The Gernrode fragments of an Old Saxon psalm commentary -- Bibliography -- Index of Old English words -- Index of Latin words glossed in Old English or translated -- General index.

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