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Not published: do not cite ()

6 — Ælfric, PrefGenx §31-38

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Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Ælfric, PrefGenx §31-38)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Hi cweþaþ eac oft be Paul, hwi hi ne moton habban wif, swa swa Petrus se apostol hæfde, and hi nellað gehiran ne witan, þæt se eadiga Petrus leofede æfter Moises æ, oþ þæt Crist, þe on þam timan to mannum com and began to bodienne his halige godspel and geceas Petrum ærest him to geferan: þa forlet Petrus þærrihte his wif, and ealle þa twelf apostolas, þa þe wif hæfdon, forleton ægþer ge wif ge æhta, and folgodon Cristes lare to þære niwan æ and clænnisse, þe he silf þa arærde.

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