Ælfric's Letter to the Monks of Eynsham.

By: Jones, Christopher ASeries: Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon EnglandPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999Copyright date: ©1999Description: 1 online resource (267 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780511149573Subject(s): Aelfric,--Abbot of Eynsham--CorrespondenceGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ælfric's Letter to the Monks of EynshamDDC classification: 271.102 LOC classification: PR1524.A64 J66 1998Online resources: Click to View
Contents:
Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- 1 The Eynsham 'letter' and the study of Ælfric -- THE TITLE -- AUTHORSHIP -- THE FOUNDING OF EYNSHAM ABBEY AND DATE OF THE LME -- 2 Structure and sources -- GENERIC FEATURES -- ÆLFRIC AND THE REGULARIS CONCORDIA -- Ælfric's exemplar -- Re-organization of the source -- Evaluating Ælfric's adaptations -- Additions to the source -- Omissions from the source -- Further responses and changing ideas of 'reform' -- Stylistic changes -- ÆLFRIC AND THE LIBER OFFICIALIS -- Amalarius and the history of the Liber officialis -- Ælfric's exemplar -- Adaptations and informing concerns -- SOURCE STUDY AND FURTHER INTERPRETATIVE PROBLEMS -- 3 The manuscript -- DESCRIPTION -- THE LME AND ARCHBISHOP WULFSTAN'S 'COMMONPLACE BOOK' -- 4 Critical and editorial history -- Editorial principles -- THE TEXT -- THE TRANSLATION -- THE COMMENTARY -- Ælfric's Letter to the Monks of Eynsham -- TEXT -- Ælfric's Letter to the Monks of Eynsham -- TRANSLATION -- Commentary -- I Preface (LME 1) -- LME Ælfric's prefatory letter -- II Basic ferial horarium a Kalendis Octobris (LME 2-4) -- LME 2 The diurnal order -- cf. RC 15, 22-6 and 33 -- LME 3 The trina oratio -- cf. RC 17-18, 24 and 37-8 -- LME 4 The psalmi familiares -- cf. RC 19, 21, 22, 24, 33, 34 and 37 -- III Variations for the Sunday or festal horarium (LME 5 and 7-10) -- LME 5 The order after Prime -- cf. RC 27-8 and 83 -- LME 6 Extra psalms after Chapter -- cf. RC 32 -- LME 7 Sunday horarium, resumed -- cf. RC 27 -- LME 8 Communion practices -- cf. RC 29 -- LME 9 Warning against tardiness and improprieties in worship -- LME 10 Votive matutinal masses -- cf. RC 28 and 25 -- IV The daily horarium a Kalendis Octobris, resumed (LME 11-12) -- LME 11 Votive masses of the day, Friday and Saturday -- cf. RC 31.
LME 12 Special antiphons after Lauds and Vespers -- cf. RC 21, 34 and 42 -- V The full winter horarium (LME 13-15) -- LME 13 The winter ordo hymnorum -- cf. RC 39 -- LME 14 Fire in winter -- cf. RC 40 -- LME 15 The potus after None -- cf. RC 43 -- VI Proper customs: Advent through Candlemas (LME 16-25) -- LME 16 Advent -- cf. RC 44 -- LME 17 Chapter, Christmas Eve -- cf. RC 45 -- LME 18 The Offices of Christmas -- cf. RC 46 -- LME 19 Special confession at Chapter -- cf. RC 47 -- LME 20 Further instructions, Christmas Day -- cf. RC 48 -- LME 21 Feasts during the Octave of Christmas -- cf. RC 49 -- LME 22 The Octave of Christmas: further customs -- cf. RC 50 -- Lib.off. I.xli.2 -- LME 23 Resumption of the regular winter horarium -- cf. RC 53 and 51 -- LME 24 Epiphany -- cf. RC 52 -- Lib.off. IV.xxxiii.1 and IV.xliv.1 -- LME 25 Customs for Candlemas -- cf. RC 54 -- Lib.off. IV.xxxiii.18 -- VII Proper Customs: Septuagesima through Palm Sunday (LME 26-32) -- LME 26 Septuagesima -- cf. Lib.off. I.i.16-17, 6, 5, 19 and 1 -- RC 55-6 -- LME 27 Sexagesima -- cf. Lib.off. I.ii.1 -- LME 28 Quinquagesima -- cf. Lib.off. I.iii.1 -- RC 55 -- LME 29 Ash Wednesday -- cf. RC 57 -- LME 30 Lent -- cf. Lib.off. I.iv.1 + Lect.discr.long. II.1 -- RC 59 -- LME 31 Passion Sunday -- cf. Lib.off. IV.xx.1-3 and 5 -- LME 32 Palm Sunday -- cf. RC 60 -- Lib.off. I.x.1 + Lect.discr.long. II.3-4 and 6 -- VIII Proper customs: the triduum sacrum (LME 33-45) -- LME 33 Nocturns, Tenebrae and the special 'Kyrie'-responsory -- cf. variant Lib.off. in R1(Sa), pp. 18-21 -- RC 61 and 62 -- LME 34 Triduum customs, various -- cf. RC 63, 64, 76 and 72 -- LME 35 The washing of the altars -- cf. RC 65 -- variant Lib.off. inR1(Sa), p. 22 -- LME 36 Paupers' mass and maundy -- cf. RC 66 -- LME 37 The new fire -- cf. variant Lib.off. in R1(Sa), p. 22.
LME 38 Principal mass and stripping of the altars on Maundy Thursday -- cf. RC 68 -- variant Lib.off. in R1(Sa), pp. 21-2 -- LME 39 The Chrism Mass -- cf. variant Lib.off. in R1(Sa), pp. 22-7 -- LME 40 Maundy Thursday, continued -- cf. RC 69 -- LME 41 Maundy Thursday, continued -- cf. RC 70 -- LME 42 Maundy Thursday, continued -- cf. RC 71 -- LME 43 Good Friday -- cf. Lib.off. I.xiii.1 and 3 -- RC 73 (also perhaps Lib.off. I.i.16 and I.xiii.12) -- variant Lib.off. in R1… -- LME 44 The Mass of the Presanctified -- cf. RC 75 -- variant Lib.off. in R1(Sa), pp. 31-4 -- significant analogues at Briefe I.122… -- LME 45 Good Friday: Vespers and afterwards -- cf. RC 76 -- IX Easter: the Great Vigil through the Octave (LME 46-8) -- LME 46 The Great Vigil -- cf. RC 77 -- Lib.off. I.xviii.1 and perhaps 5 -- I.xxvii.1-2 and 30 -- variant Lib.off. in R1(Sa), pp. 54… -- LME 47 Easter Nocturns -- cf. RC 79 -- LME 48 Easter Day: Prime through Vespers -- cf. RC 80 -- X The summer horarium from the Octave of Easter to Pentecost (LME 49-57) -- LME 49 Resumption of the monastic cursus -- cf. RC 81 and 85 -- LME 50 The Sunday hymnal: Easter through Pentecost (not in RC) -- LME 51 The Vigil of Pentecost -- cf. RC 88 -- LME 52 Pentecost, continued -- cf. RC 89-90 -- LME 53 The Octave of Pentecost and Trinity Sunday -- cf. RC 90 -- LME 54 The Sunday hymnal after Pentecost -- cf. RC 91 -- LME 55 Occurrences and the ranking of feasts (not in RC) -- LME 56 Litanies before mass and the 'subdiaconal' fast -- cf. RC 85 and 33 -- LME 57 The summer interval -- cf. RC 82 -- XI Additional summer and miscellaneous customs (LME 58-64) -- LME 58 The ringing of bells -- cf. RC 18, 50 and perhaps 34 -- LME 59 The repetition of liturgies in the time after Pentecost (not in RC) -- LME 60 The auditorium -- cf. RC 84 -- LME 61 Ember Days -- cf. RC 93 -- LME 62 The daily maundy of the poor.
cf. RC 94 and perhaps 95 -- LME 63 Lay dominion prohibited -- cf. RC 10 -- LME 64 Dining with seculars prohibited -- cf. RC 13, 95 and perhaps 10 -- XII Duties pertaining to the final illness and death of a monk (LME 65-9) -- LME 65 When a monk is sick -- cf. RC 98 -- LME 66 The death and burial of a monk -- cf. RC 99 -- LME 67 Special observances in the month following a monk's burial -- cf. RC 100 -- LME 68 The breue -- cf. RC 101 -- LME 69 Confraternal obligations -- a prayer -- cf. RC 102 -- XIII Readings and responsories for the Night Office (LME 70-80) -- LME 70 Preface -- Septuagesima through the Triduum -- LME 71 Easter through Ascension -- LME 72 Pentecost until the first Sunday of August -- LME 73 Saints' days -- LME 74 August to Advent -- LME 75 Advent -- LME 76 Christmas -- LME 77 From Christmas through the Octave of Epiphany -- LME 78 The continuation of readings in the refectory -- LME 79 Formulas for terminating the readings -- LME 80 Lessons on summer ferias -- repetition of Sunday masses -- APPENDIX Concordance of section divisions in the Regularis concordia -- Bibliography -- Index of liturgical formae -- General index.
Summary: This 1999 book contains an edition of the Latin text and complete English translation of Ælfric's liturgical 'letter'.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- 1 The Eynsham 'letter' and the study of Ælfric -- THE TITLE -- AUTHORSHIP -- THE FOUNDING OF EYNSHAM ABBEY AND DATE OF THE LME -- 2 Structure and sources -- GENERIC FEATURES -- ÆLFRIC AND THE REGULARIS CONCORDIA -- Ælfric's exemplar -- Re-organization of the source -- Evaluating Ælfric's adaptations -- Additions to the source -- Omissions from the source -- Further responses and changing ideas of 'reform' -- Stylistic changes -- ÆLFRIC AND THE LIBER OFFICIALIS -- Amalarius and the history of the Liber officialis -- Ælfric's exemplar -- Adaptations and informing concerns -- SOURCE STUDY AND FURTHER INTERPRETATIVE PROBLEMS -- 3 The manuscript -- DESCRIPTION -- THE LME AND ARCHBISHOP WULFSTAN'S 'COMMONPLACE BOOK' -- 4 Critical and editorial history -- Editorial principles -- THE TEXT -- THE TRANSLATION -- THE COMMENTARY -- Ælfric's Letter to the Monks of Eynsham -- TEXT -- Ælfric's Letter to the Monks of Eynsham -- TRANSLATION -- Commentary -- I Preface (LME 1) -- LME Ælfric's prefatory letter -- II Basic ferial horarium a Kalendis Octobris (LME 2-4) -- LME 2 The diurnal order -- cf. RC 15, 22-6 and 33 -- LME 3 The trina oratio -- cf. RC 17-18, 24 and 37-8 -- LME 4 The psalmi familiares -- cf. RC 19, 21, 22, 24, 33, 34 and 37 -- III Variations for the Sunday or festal horarium (LME 5 and 7-10) -- LME 5 The order after Prime -- cf. RC 27-8 and 83 -- LME 6 Extra psalms after Chapter -- cf. RC 32 -- LME 7 Sunday horarium, resumed -- cf. RC 27 -- LME 8 Communion practices -- cf. RC 29 -- LME 9 Warning against tardiness and improprieties in worship -- LME 10 Votive matutinal masses -- cf. RC 28 and 25 -- IV The daily horarium a Kalendis Octobris, resumed (LME 11-12) -- LME 11 Votive masses of the day, Friday and Saturday -- cf. RC 31.

LME 12 Special antiphons after Lauds and Vespers -- cf. RC 21, 34 and 42 -- V The full winter horarium (LME 13-15) -- LME 13 The winter ordo hymnorum -- cf. RC 39 -- LME 14 Fire in winter -- cf. RC 40 -- LME 15 The potus after None -- cf. RC 43 -- VI Proper customs: Advent through Candlemas (LME 16-25) -- LME 16 Advent -- cf. RC 44 -- LME 17 Chapter, Christmas Eve -- cf. RC 45 -- LME 18 The Offices of Christmas -- cf. RC 46 -- LME 19 Special confession at Chapter -- cf. RC 47 -- LME 20 Further instructions, Christmas Day -- cf. RC 48 -- LME 21 Feasts during the Octave of Christmas -- cf. RC 49 -- LME 22 The Octave of Christmas: further customs -- cf. RC 50 -- Lib.off. I.xli.2 -- LME 23 Resumption of the regular winter horarium -- cf. RC 53 and 51 -- LME 24 Epiphany -- cf. RC 52 -- Lib.off. IV.xxxiii.1 and IV.xliv.1 -- LME 25 Customs for Candlemas -- cf. RC 54 -- Lib.off. IV.xxxiii.18 -- VII Proper Customs: Septuagesima through Palm Sunday (LME 26-32) -- LME 26 Septuagesima -- cf. Lib.off. I.i.16-17, 6, 5, 19 and 1 -- RC 55-6 -- LME 27 Sexagesima -- cf. Lib.off. I.ii.1 -- LME 28 Quinquagesima -- cf. Lib.off. I.iii.1 -- RC 55 -- LME 29 Ash Wednesday -- cf. RC 57 -- LME 30 Lent -- cf. Lib.off. I.iv.1 + Lect.discr.long. II.1 -- RC 59 -- LME 31 Passion Sunday -- cf. Lib.off. IV.xx.1-3 and 5 -- LME 32 Palm Sunday -- cf. RC 60 -- Lib.off. I.x.1 + Lect.discr.long. II.3-4 and 6 -- VIII Proper customs: the triduum sacrum (LME 33-45) -- LME 33 Nocturns, Tenebrae and the special 'Kyrie'-responsory -- cf. variant Lib.off. in R1(Sa), pp. 18-21 -- RC 61 and 62 -- LME 34 Triduum customs, various -- cf. RC 63, 64, 76 and 72 -- LME 35 The washing of the altars -- cf. RC 65 -- variant Lib.off. inR1(Sa), p. 22 -- LME 36 Paupers' mass and maundy -- cf. RC 66 -- LME 37 The new fire -- cf. variant Lib.off. in R1(Sa), p. 22.

LME 38 Principal mass and stripping of the altars on Maundy Thursday -- cf. RC 68 -- variant Lib.off. in R1(Sa), pp. 21-2 -- LME 39 The Chrism Mass -- cf. variant Lib.off. in R1(Sa), pp. 22-7 -- LME 40 Maundy Thursday, continued -- cf. RC 69 -- LME 41 Maundy Thursday, continued -- cf. RC 70 -- LME 42 Maundy Thursday, continued -- cf. RC 71 -- LME 43 Good Friday -- cf. Lib.off. I.xiii.1 and 3 -- RC 73 (also perhaps Lib.off. I.i.16 and I.xiii.12) -- variant Lib.off. in R1… -- LME 44 The Mass of the Presanctified -- cf. RC 75 -- variant Lib.off. in R1(Sa), pp. 31-4 -- significant analogues at Briefe I.122… -- LME 45 Good Friday: Vespers and afterwards -- cf. RC 76 -- IX Easter: the Great Vigil through the Octave (LME 46-8) -- LME 46 The Great Vigil -- cf. RC 77 -- Lib.off. I.xviii.1 and perhaps 5 -- I.xxvii.1-2 and 30 -- variant Lib.off. in R1(Sa), pp. 54… -- LME 47 Easter Nocturns -- cf. RC 79 -- LME 48 Easter Day: Prime through Vespers -- cf. RC 80 -- X The summer horarium from the Octave of Easter to Pentecost (LME 49-57) -- LME 49 Resumption of the monastic cursus -- cf. RC 81 and 85 -- LME 50 The Sunday hymnal: Easter through Pentecost (not in RC) -- LME 51 The Vigil of Pentecost -- cf. RC 88 -- LME 52 Pentecost, continued -- cf. RC 89-90 -- LME 53 The Octave of Pentecost and Trinity Sunday -- cf. RC 90 -- LME 54 The Sunday hymnal after Pentecost -- cf. RC 91 -- LME 55 Occurrences and the ranking of feasts (not in RC) -- LME 56 Litanies before mass and the 'subdiaconal' fast -- cf. RC 85 and 33 -- LME 57 The summer interval -- cf. RC 82 -- XI Additional summer and miscellaneous customs (LME 58-64) -- LME 58 The ringing of bells -- cf. RC 18, 50 and perhaps 34 -- LME 59 The repetition of liturgies in the time after Pentecost (not in RC) -- LME 60 The auditorium -- cf. RC 84 -- LME 61 Ember Days -- cf. RC 93 -- LME 62 The daily maundy of the poor.

cf. RC 94 and perhaps 95 -- LME 63 Lay dominion prohibited -- cf. RC 10 -- LME 64 Dining with seculars prohibited -- cf. RC 13, 95 and perhaps 10 -- XII Duties pertaining to the final illness and death of a monk (LME 65-9) -- LME 65 When a monk is sick -- cf. RC 98 -- LME 66 The death and burial of a monk -- cf. RC 99 -- LME 67 Special observances in the month following a monk's burial -- cf. RC 100 -- LME 68 The breue -- cf. RC 101 -- LME 69 Confraternal obligations -- a prayer -- cf. RC 102 -- XIII Readings and responsories for the Night Office (LME 70-80) -- LME 70 Preface -- Septuagesima through the Triduum -- LME 71 Easter through Ascension -- LME 72 Pentecost until the first Sunday of August -- LME 73 Saints' days -- LME 74 August to Advent -- LME 75 Advent -- LME 76 Christmas -- LME 77 From Christmas through the Octave of Epiphany -- LME 78 The continuation of readings in the refectory -- LME 79 Formulas for terminating the readings -- LME 80 Lessons on summer ferias -- repetition of Sunday masses -- APPENDIX Concordance of section divisions in the Regularis concordia -- Bibliography -- Index of liturgical formae -- General index.

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