Early English Christian poetry
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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • English poetry -- Old English, ca. 450-1100,
  • Christian poetry, English (Old),
  • English poetry -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Translations into English

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementtranslated into alliterative verse; with critical commentary.
GenreTranslations into English.
LC ClassificationsPR1508 .K38
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 292 p.
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16510160M
LC Control Number52004203

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