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Not published: do not cite ()

14 — Ælfric, PrefGenx §77-84

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The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Eft Iosep, ðe wæs geseald to Egypta lande and he ahredde ðæt folc wið ðone miclan hunger, hæfde Cristes getacnunge, ðe wæs geseald for us to cwale and us ahredde fram ðam ecan hungre helle susle. Ðæt micele geteld, ðe Moyses worhte mid wundorlicum cræfte on ðam westene, swa swa him God sylf gedihte, hæfde getacnunge Godes gelaðunge, ðe he sylf astealde ðurh his apostolas mid menifealdum frætewum and fægerum ðeawum.

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