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Vol. 62 The Middle English Mirror: Sermons from Quinquagesima to Pentecost

The Middle English Mirror, a fourteenth-century prose translation of the thirteenth-century Anglo-Norman Miroir by Robert de Gretham, is a text of cultural and linguistic value. As a cycle of sermons addressed to a lay audience, it offers extensive material for the study of popular preaching in fourteenth-century England. Four of the six surviving manuscripts exemplify that variety of fourteenth-century London language designated ‘Type II’ by M. L. Samuels.

Vol. 59 A Middle English Version of the ‘Circa Instans’

Purchase this volume Edited from Cambridge, CUL, MS Ee.1.13 Edurne Garrido-Anes (Ed.) Cambridge, CUL, MS Ee.1.13 contains a Middle English version of the ‘Liber de Simplici Medicina’ (‘Circa Instans’), a treatise on ‘materia medica’ attributed to the twelfth-century physician Matthaeus Platearius. The relevance and popularity of this Latin work composed at the renowned medical School of Salerno extended over time… Read More »Vol. 59 A Middle English Version of the ‘Circa Instans’