Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Ælfric of Eynsham (Ælfric)

10th century; ed. not skaldic;

not in Skj

prose works

Preface to Genesis Assignment (PrefGenx) - 21

Preface to Genesis Assignment

Not published: do not cite ()

5 — Ælfric, PrefGenx §25-31

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Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Ælfric, PrefGenx §25-31)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Ða ungelæredan preostas, gif hi hwæt litles understandað of þam Lydenbocum, þonne þingð him sona þæt hi magon mære lareowas beon, ac hi ne cunnon swa þeah þæt gastlice andgit þærto, and hu seo ealde æ wæs getacnung toweardra þinga oþþe hu seo niwe gecyþnis æfter Cristes menniscnisse wæs gefillednys ealra þæra þinga, þe seo ealde gecyðnis getacnode towearde be Criste and be hys gecorenum.

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