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May 2006

Vol. 36 The ‘Exhortacion’ from ‘Disce Mori’

Purchase this volume Edited from Oxford, Jesus College, MS 39. Edited by E.A. Jones E.A. Jones (ed.)  The fifteenth-century English compilation Disce Mori begins as an almost archetypal manual of religious instruction in the tradition of the Somme Le roi/Miroir du monde. However, in its concluding part, or ‘Exhortacion’, it turns to the more specific concerns of its female dedicatee… Read More »Vol. 36 The ‘Exhortacion’ from ‘Disce Mori’