Libellus de ueteri testamento et nouo

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Title

Libellus de ueteri testamento et nouo

Creator

Ælfric

Date

1005-6

Source

The Old English Heptateuch and Ælfric's Libellus de veteris testamento et novo, ed. Richard Marsden, EETS 330 (Oxford: Oxford UP, 2008), 217, lines 463-7

Identifier

Ælf.Lib.uet.test.

Language

Old English

Subject

B1.8.4

Description

Ælfric

Publisher

BWH

Contributor

BWH

Relation

References Biblical Judith

Format

prose

Type

letter

Coverage

lines 463-7

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Text

Iudith seo wuduwe, þe oferwann Holofernem þone Siriscan ealdormann, hæfð hire agenne boc betwux þisum bocum, be hire agenum sige. Seo ys eac on Englisc on ure wisan gesett, eow mannum to bysne þæt ge eowerne eard mid wæmnum bewerian wið onwinnendne here.

Judith the widow, who overcame Holofernes the Syrian chief, who has her own book among these books [i.e. the Old Testament books] about her own victory. It is also put into English in our manner, as an example to you men so that you eagerly defend the land with weapons against the attacking army.

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Citation

Ælfric, “Libellus de ueteri testamento et nouo,” Book of Judith, accessed August 23, 2017, http://bookofjudith.lib.uconn.edu/items/show/2.