Old English Elucidarium

Dublin Core

Title

Old English Elucidarium

Creator

Anonymous

Date

1140-60

Source

Early English Homilies from the Twelfth Century MS. Vesp. D. XIV, ed. Rubie D-N. Warner, EETS OS 152 (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1917; repr. New York: Kraus, 1971), 141, lines 1-2

Identifier

Anon.OEEluc.

Language

Latin, Old English

Subject

B9.9.1

Description

Anonymous

Publisher

BWH

Contributor

BWH

Relation

Explicates Biblical Judith

Format

gloss

Type

gloss

Coverage

lines 15-16

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Text

Sume siðe byð manslege god, swa hit wæs þa þa Dauid sloh Goliam, & Judith Holofernem.

Homicide is sometimes said to be good, as it was when David slew Goliath, and Judith slew Holofernes.

Files

Citation

Anonymous, “Old English Elucidarium,” Book of Judith, accessed August 23, 2017, http://bookofjudith.lib.uconn.edu/items/show/13.