Medieval Poetry and Prose now available

March 21, 2019

More than 40 scholarly editions have just been added to Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO), adding two new modules to the site: Medieval Poetry and Medieval Prose. This brings the total number of editions to over 1,350, meaning that OSEO now covers 1,200 years of history.

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Over thirty editions from the Oxford Medieval Texts series have been added, with the Medieval Prose module including Talbot’s The Life of Christina of Markyate, and Bartlett’s The Miracles of St Æbba of Coldingham and St Margaret of Scotland. Seven editions, including English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century edited by Carleton Brown, make up the Medieval Poetry module.

This update also sees recent publishing added to the Eighteenth Century Poetry and Prose modules, the Nineteenth Century Prose module, and the Restoration Prose module.

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Explore samples of the new content:

The St Albans Chronicle

The year 1392 in Thomas Walsingham’s Chronica Maiora (eds. Taylor, Childs, and Watkiss)

Thomas Walsingham describes a dolphin’s Christmas Day visit to London.

Saxo Grammaticus

“Book Nine” of Tales from Saxo Grammaticus: Gesta Danorum (ed. Friis-Jensen)

“Among these had appeared Lathgertha, a skilled female fighter, who bore a man's temper in a girl's body; with locks flowing loose over her shoulders she would do battle in the forefront of the most valiant warriors.”

The Miracles of St Æbba of Coldingham and St Margaret of Scotland

The life of St Æbba from The Miracles of St Æbba of Coldingham and St Margaret of Scotland (ed. Bartlett)

A description of the life of St Æbba of Coldingham by Reginald of Coldingham.

 


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