King Alfred's Anglo-Saxon Version of the Compendious...


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Author  Paulus Orosius
Publisher  Forgotten Books
Publication Date   June 25, 2012
Pages  490

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Facsimile Specimens of the Lauderdale and Cotton MSS. Preface describing these MSS. etc. -p i I xiv. The Introduction An account of Orosius aad his writings, p10 17. The A nglo-S axon Text -- p9 234. Notes, Various Readings, and Corrections -p 131. The English Translation with Notes -p 15 198. Mb. Hampson s Essay on King Alfred s Geography p1 63. THE ILLUSTRATIONS. Plate I and II face each other, and are placed before the title. The Facsimile of p12, from the Lauderdale MS., faces p. 34 of English translation, and p14 naturally follows 13. Plate III faces p. 83 of English translation. Plate IV faces p. 33 of the A nglo-S axon text. The Map of Europe, A sia, and Africa has its left margin pasted on the outer margin of the right-hand cover, and unfolds to the right, that the whole may be visible while reading the work.
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