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Introduction

Christine Franzen

in The Tremulous Hand of Worcester: A Study of Old English in the Thirteenth Century

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117421
eISBN:
9780191670954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117421.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The 13th-century Worcester scribe known as the ‘tremulous hand’ is well known as a glossator of Old English manuscripts. His shaky, leftward-sloping handwriting is found in at least twenty ... More


Prophets of Old: Scriptural Interpretation

Grant Hardy

in Understanding the Book of Mormon: A Reader's Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199731701
eISBN:
9780199777167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731701.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, World Religions

The second half of Nephi's account consists of sermons and prophecies, many of which are derived from Isaiah. Several chapters from the King James Version of Isaiah are quoted at length, but with ... More


Chaucer and Italian Textuality

K. P. Clarke

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199607778
eISBN:
9780191729546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607778.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This book breaks important new ground in the study of Chaucer's various engagements with Italian literary culture, taking a more dynamic approach to Chaucer's Italian sources than has previously been ... More


Thessalian Personal Names and the Greek Lexicon

José-Luis García Ramón

in Old and New Worlds in Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264126
eISBN:
9780191734632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264126.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the Greek lexicon and Thessalian personal names. It provides an overview of personal names according to the current conventional classification and a more detailed analysis of ... More


Cues and Pseudocues in Texture and Shape Perception

Michael S. Landy, Yun-Xian Ho, Sascha Serwe, Julia Trommershäuser, and Laurence T. Maloney

in Sensory Cue Integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387247
eISBN:
9780199918379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387247.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews experimental evidence concerning the use of pseudocues in the perception of 3D scene properties such as roughness and depth. In the first two experiments, observers judged ... More


His Early Work in Middle English

Christine Franzen

in The Tremulous Hand of Worcester: A Study of Old English in the Thirteenth Century

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117421
eISBN:
9780191670954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117421.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

One important aspect of the tremulous scribe's work is the layer of Middle English glosses in MSS C, E, and G. This layer is not only in his hand but is his earliest layer of glossing. It is ... More


Some Thoughts on his Intentions

Christine Franzen

in The Tremulous Hand of Worcester: A Study of Old English in the Thirteenth Century

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117421
eISBN:
9780191670954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117421.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

There is little doubt that the tremulous scribe went through a learning process as he glossed the Old English manuscripts. He also abandoned his initial attempt to copy and update the Old English ... More


Virgil's Schoolboys: The Poetics of Pedagogy in Renaissance England

Andrew Wallace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199591244
eISBN:
9780191595561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591244.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book weaves a three-part story around the reception of a group of ancient poems in the grammar schools of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England. First, it argues that the ancient Roman poet ... More


Arithmetic, Platonism, and Calculation in Bruno's and Ruotger's Cologne

Henry Mayr‐Harting

in Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian Germany: The View from Cologne

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199210718
eISBN:
9780191705755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210718.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter begins with a discussion of Boethius' De Arithmetica, the most important conveyor of ancient arithmetic to the early Middle Ages. It analyses several other Arithmetic manuscripts with ... More


Cologne and Martianus Capella

Henry Mayr‐Harting

in Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian Germany: The View from Cologne

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199210718
eISBN:
9780191705755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210718.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the 10th-century Cologne copy of Martianus Capella's Marriage of Mercury and Philology (Ms. 193), particularly of interest along the Platonist lines of the unity of creation ... More


Edition of the Glosses to Boethius' De Arithmetica in Cologne Ms. 186

Henry Mayr‐Harting

in Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian Germany: The View from Cologne

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199210718
eISBN:
9780191705755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210718.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter analyses the glosses to Boethius' De Arithmetica in Cologne Ms. 186. All the glosses appear to be written in one hand, except for Est autem (no. 52) and Profundissimam (no. 53), which ... More


The Tremulous Hand of Worcester: A Study of Old English in the Thirteenth Century

Christine Franzen

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117421
eISBN:
9780191670954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117421.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The shaky handwriting of the 13th-century scribe known as ‘the tremulous hand of Worcester’ appears in at least twenty manuscripts dating from the late 9th to the 12th century, glossing perhaps ... More


The Layers of Glossing

Christine Franzen

in The Tremulous Hand of Worcester: A Study of Old English in the Thirteenth Century

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117421
eISBN:
9780191670954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117421.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The first priority in a study of the tremulous scribe must be to determine which of the glosses in the manuscripts are his work. This chapter describes the characteristics of the different layers of ... More


The Manuscripts

Christine Franzen

in The Tremulous Hand of Worcester: A Study of Old English in the Thirteenth Century

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117421
eISBN:
9780191670954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117421.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

At least twenty manuscripts contain evidence of the tremulous scribe's hand. Some of the manuscripts have been glossed by the tremulous hand, but in varying degrees and manners. All of the glossed ... More


His Use of Sources and External Aids

Christine Franzen

in The Tremulous Hand of Worcester: A Study of Old English in the Thirteenth Century

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117421
eISBN:
9780191670954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117421.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter briefly reviews some of the evidence for the knowledge and use of Old English after the mid-12th century. It then examines the evidence which may indicate whether the tremulous scribe ... More


His Glosses: Some Successes and Failures

Christine Franzen

in The Tremulous Hand of Worcester: A Study of Old English in the Thirteenth Century

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117421
eISBN:
9780191670954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117421.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

One of the questions which is often asked about the work of the tremulous scribe is why he glossed the particular words which he did. He did not attempt to give a word for word interlinear gloss, but ... More


“Fantasy” and “Reality” in Modern Antisemitism

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews Albert S. Lindermann's recent study of the Dreyfus, Beilis, and Leo Frank affairs (1894 to 1915). It points out that the definition of the topic appears at times to be as elusive ... More


Introduction

K. P. Clarke

in Chaucer and Italian Textuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199607778
eISBN:
9780191729546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607778.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

Authors writing in fourteenth-century European vernaculars were becoming increasingly aware of how they presented themselves materially on the page. Italy was foremost in this material textuality. ... More


Boccaccio as Glossator

K. P. Clarke

in Chaucer and Italian Textuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199607778
eISBN:
9780191729546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607778.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines Boccaccio's role as a copyist, as an innovative producer of books as well as texts. In particular it looks at his activity as glossator, both of the works of Dante and in his ... More


Reading Boccaccio in the Fourteenth Century

K. P. Clarke

in Chaucer and Italian Textuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199607778
eISBN:
9780191729546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607778.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This chapter looks at copies of Boccaccio's Decameron in the fourteenth century and poses questions around the reading of this work, the varity of manuscripts of the text, and what happens in the ... More


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