Publications

Vol. 58 The Middle English Kynge Appolyn of Thyre

    Purchase this volume Stephen Morrison (ed.), Jean-Jacques Vincensini (ed.) Translated by Robert Copland. Edited from the Text published by Wynkyn de Worde (1510). With a Parallel Text of The Medieval French ‘La cronicque et hystoire de Appollin, roy de Thir’ The Latin ‘Historia Apollonii Regis Tyri’, the original of which may have been written in Greek, is the ultimate source for an extensive network of… Read More »Vol. 58 The Middle English Kynge Appolyn of Thyre

    Vol. 57 A Middle English Statute-Book, Part II

      Claire Fennell (Ed.)  MET 57 is volume II of a two-volume edition of the early fourteenth-century Middle English Statute–Book which survives in Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawlinson MS B 520, the only known Middle English version of an early statute-book. Volume I (MET 44) edits the statuta (ff. 1r–54v); volume II edits six tracts (ff. 54v–97r).  The purpose of the statute-books containing the so-called statuta antiqua,… Read More »Vol. 57 A Middle English Statute-Book, Part II

      Vol. 56 Pepysian Meditations on the Passion of Christ

        Edited from Cambridge, Magdalene College, MS Pepys 2125 Mayumi Taguchi (Ed.), Yoko Iyeiri (Ed.) The Middle English prose ‘Pepysian Meditations on the Passion of Christ’ (PMPC) survives uniquely in Cambridge, Magdalene College, MS Pepys 2125 and has not previously been published. It is one of several Middle English translations of the Passion sequence of the pseudo-Bonaventuran Latin ‘Meditationes Vitae Christi’ (MVC). This part of the… Read More »Vol. 56 Pepysian Meditations on the Passion of Christ

        Vol. 55 Alexander and Dindimus

          Edited By Omar Khalaf (2017) Edited from Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Bodley 264. ‘Alexander and Dindimus’ is an anonymous alliterative poem which tells the fictitious epistolary exchange between Alexander the Great and Dindimus, king of the Bragmans. It is acknowledged to be one of the earliest poems belonging to the Alliterative Revival. Derived from the ‘Historia de Preliis Alexandri Magni’, its sole witness is extant… Read More »Vol. 55 Alexander and Dindimus

          Vol. 54 Þe Instytucyonys and Specyal Dedys of Relygyows Carmelitys

            Edited By Valerie Edden (2017). Edition from London, Lambeth Palace, MS 192. ‘Þe Instytucyonys and Specyal Dedys of Relygyows Carmelitys’ is Thomas Scrope’s Middle English translation of Felip Ribot’s ‘De institucione et peculiaribus gestis religiosorum carmelitarum decem libri in lege veteri exortorum et in nova perseverancium’ (commonly known as ‘The Book of the First Monks’). Ribot’s work shaped Carmelite identity and spirituality, and was long… Read More »Vol. 54 Þe Instytucyonys and Specyal Dedys of Relygyows Carmelitys

            Vol. 53 The Middle English Text of ‘Caxton’s Ovid’, Books II–III

              Edited By Wolfgang Mager (2016). Edition from Cambridge, Magdalene College, Old Library, MS F.4.34 with a Parallel Text of The ‘Ovide moralisé en prose II’. Edition from Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, MS fonds français 137 William Caxton completed his English translation of Ovid’s ‘Metamorphoses’ in 1480 in Westminster. It is, however, not based on the Latin original, but on a moralized, that is, allegorized French version,… Read More »Vol. 53 The Middle English Text of ‘Caxton’s Ovid’, Books II–III

              Vol. 52 On Famous Women: The Middle English Translation of Boccaccio’s ‘De Mulieribus Claris’

                Edited By Janet Cowen (2015). Edition from London, British Library, MS Additional 10304 London, British Library, MS Additional 10304 contains the unique copy of one of the only two known English translations of Boccaccio’s ‘De Mulieribus Claris’ prior to modern times (the other being that by Henry Parker, Lord Morley (EETS OS 214 (l943)). The present text consists of twentyone of Boccaccio’s 106 lives of… Read More »Vol. 52 On Famous Women: The Middle English Translation of Boccaccio’s ‘De Mulieribus Claris’

                Vol. 51 John Page’s ‘The Siege of Rouen’

                  Edited by Joanna Bellis (2015) Edition from London, British Library MS Egerton 1995. John Page’s ‘The Siege of Rouen’ is an eyewitness narrative account of Henry V’s siege of Normandy’s capital in 1418–19. The text is unique in English verse of the fifteenth century in providing a first-hand narrative of a significant event in contemporary warfare. The poet was (if we take him at his… Read More »Vol. 51 John Page’s ‘The Siege of Rouen’

                  Vol. 50 A Middle English Medical Remedy Book

                    Edited By Alonso Almeida (2014). Edition from Glasgow University Library MS Hunter 185. Glasgow, University Library, MS Hunter 185 is an early fifteenth-century medical book, which contains more than two hundred recipes, as well as texts on prognostication and charms. Part one consists of four items, the first three in Latin and the fourth in Middle English: a list of plant names, a list of… Read More »Vol. 50 A Middle English Medical Remedy Book

                    Vol. 49 Exornatorium Curatorum

                      Edited By Niamh Pattwell (2013). Edition from Wynkyn de Worde’s Text in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, SP. 335.2, ‘Exornatorium Curatorum’ is a Middle English manual of religious instruction which was first printed by Wynkyn de Worde in c. 1516. At first glance, the manual appears to be another version of Pecham’s 1281 Lambeth statute, ‘Ignorancia Sacerdotum’. However, ‘Exornatorium Curatorum’ is more closely modelled on the… Read More »Vol. 49 Exornatorium Curatorum