Old English Glossed Psalters

Old English Glossed Psalters

edited by PHILLIP PULSIANO
Copyright Date: 2001
Pages: 800
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3138/9781442678040
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    Old English Glossed Psalters
    Book Description:

    The first of three volumes, this book is an edition of forty psalters written or owned in Anglo-Saxon England, half of which are glossed in Old English.

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-7804-0
    Subjects: History

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-iv)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. v-v)
  3. Toronto Old English Series
    (pp. vi-vi)
  4. General Editor’s Preface
    (pp. vii-viii)
    R.F.
  5. Acknowledgments
    (pp. ix-ix)
    P.P.
  6. Abbreviations
    (pp. x-x)
  7. Bibliography
    (pp. xi-xviii)
  8. INTRODUCTION

    • MANUSCRIPTS
      (pp. xix-xxx)

      The sigla for the glossed psalters were first set forth in 1898 by Albert S. Cook, who discussed A-K and Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, lat. 8824.² Uno Lindelöf designated London, British Library, Additional 37517 (the Bosworth Psalter) as L.³ Helmut Gneuss called New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, M. 776 (the Blickling Psalter) the ‘Lincoln Psalter,’ and designated it as N (following the practice of Dom Robert Weber);⁴ Karl Wildhagen had earlier called this psalter Dl.⁵ Minnie Cate Morrell assigned it the siglum M, which is now accepted as standard.⁶ Helmut Gneuss has designated Sondershausen, Schloßmuseum, Handschrift Br. l as Ns;⁷ René...

    • PRESENTATION AND ARRANGEMENT OF MATERIAL
      (pp. xxxi-xxxvi)

      The material of this edition is presented one psalm-verse at a time, the Latin text arranged in a vertical list (one word per line) on the left side of the page, the Old English glosses and manuscript sigla set out in a horizontal list on the right side of the page, opposite each Latin lemma. Notes on both the Latin text and the glosses are presented at the end of each psalm-verse (see under Notes below).

      The base text for the Latin is Dom Robert Weber’s edition of the Roman psalter, with slight modifications: the initial word in each psalm-verse...

  9. Appendix 1: THE BLICKLING PSALTER (M) GLOSSES
    (pp. xxxvii-xxxviii)
  10. Appendix 2: FOLIO REFERENCES FOR PSALM VERSES
    (pp. xxxix-lvi)
  11. TEXT: Psalms 1-50
    (pp. 1-740)
  12. Synopsis of Arrangement and Features
    (pp. 741-741)
  13. List of Manuscript Sigla
    (pp. 742-742)