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Alms-giving

Bibliographie

Titre:Aucun titre dans le ms.; Religious poem (titre dans l'éd. Thorpe); Alms-giving (titre moderne)
Date:Xe siècle
Langue:Anglais
Genre: 
Forme:9 vers
Contenu: 
Texte complet:Wel bið þam eorle    þe him on innan hafað,
reþehygdig wer,    rume heortan;
þæt him biþ for worulde    weorðmynda mæst,
ond for ussum dryhtne    doma selast.
Efne swa he mid wætre    þone weallendan
leg adwæsce,    þæt he leng ne mæg
blac byrnende    burgum sceððan,
swa he mid ælmessan    ealle toscufeð
synna wunde,    sawla lacnað.
Manuscrits
  1. Exeter, Cathedral Library, 3501, f. 121v-122r [⇛ Description]
Éditions anciennes
Éditions modernes
  • Codex Exoniensis. A Collection of Anglo-Saxon Poetry, from a Manuscript in the Library of the Dean and Chapter of Exeter, with an English translation, notes and indexes, by Benjamin Thorpe, London, Pickering for The Society of Antiquaries of London, 1842, xvi + 546 p. (ici p. 467) [GB] [IA]
  • The Exeter Book Part Two, London, Oxford University Press (Early English Text Society. Original Series), 1933.
  • The Exeter Book, éd. George Philip Krapp et Elliot Van Kirk Dobbie, New York, Columbia University Press (The Anglo-Saxon Poetic Records, 3), 1936.
  • Klinck, Anne, The Old English Elegies: A Critical Edition and Genre Study, Montreal, McGill–Queen's University Press, 1992.
  • The Exeter Anthology of Old English Poetry, éd. Bernard J. Muir, Revised 2nd Edition, Exeter, University of Exeter Press, 2000, 2 t.
Traductions modernes
  • en anglais:
    • Thorpe 1842 (voir sous Éditions modernes)
Études
Rédaction: Laurent Brun
Dernière mise à jour: 2 août 2019