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Early English Text Society

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Works: 1,568 works in 3,275 publications in 4 languages and 19,573 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Sermons  History  Sources  Romances  Bestiaries  Folklore  Biography  Commentaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher
Classifications: PR1119, 915.042
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Most widely held works about Early English Text Society
 
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Most widely held works by Early English Text Society
The Chester mystery cycle( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aelred of Rievaulx's De institutione inclusarum : two English versions by Aelred( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and English, Middle and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Middle English physiologus by Theobaldus( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Rolle, prose and verse by Richard Rolle( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Octovian by Robert Thornton( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pilgrimage of the lyfe of the manhode by Guillaume( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and English, Middle and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographische InformationenDr. Veit Probst ist Direktor der Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg. Thomas Städtler ist Leiter des Dictionnaire Étymologique de l'Ancien Français (DEAF), einem Langzeitprojekt der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, sowie Privatdozent an der Universität Freiburg
Aelfric's Catholic homilies. text by Aelfric( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English, Old and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Seven Psalms : a commentary on the Penitential Psalms by Eleanor Hull( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English, Middle and English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Liber celestis of St Bridget of Sweden : the Middle English version in British Library MS Claudius B i, together with a life of the saint from the same manuscript by Bridget( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and English, Middle and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old English homilies from MS Bodley 343 by Bodleian Library( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sidrak and Bokkus : a parallel-text edition from Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 559 and British Library, MS Lansdowne 793 by Sidrac( Book )

11 editions published in 1998 in English and English, Middle and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supplementary lives in some manuscripts of the Gilte legende by Jacobus( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and English, Middle and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Gilte Legende was translated into English in 1438 from Jean de Vignay's Legende doree (composed ca. 1333-40), itself a close translation of Jacobus de Voragine's Legende aurea, completed about 1267 and one of the central texts of the Middle Ages." "The Gilte Legende survives in eight manuscripts, three of which contain additional material, mostly consisting of Lives of saints, from, or related to, Britain. Many of these derive from the South English Legendary (with some use of other sources), but have been converted into prose from verse." "The twenty-six supplementary Lives include Thomas Becket, Edmund of Abingdon, Frideswide, Edward the Confessor, Erkenwald, Augustine of Canterbury, Brendan and Winifred, and, from further afield, Faith, Barbara and Jerome. Almost all of the texts have not previously been published." "Also edited are a tract on 'What the Church betokeneth', explaining some of the Church's symbolism and its services, together with a treatise setting out the indulgences available to pilgrims in each of the churches in Rome."--BOOK JACKET
The revelation of the Monk of Eynsham by Adam( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and English, Middle and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a late-15th-century translation of the late-12th-century 'Visio Monachi de Eynsham'. It recounts a vision of purgatory and paradise, peopled by contemporary figures such as King Henry II, experienced by the author's brother at the monastery of Eynsham in 1196
Early English Text Society by Early English Text Society( )

in English and English, Middle and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains Old English and Middle English titles of historical or literary interest and not otherwise available in good editions
Ipomadon by Hue( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and English, Middle and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ipomadon is a Middle English translation of the twelfth-century Anglo-Norman romance, Ipomedon, by Hue de Rotelande. The romance was translated into English three times in the medieval period; this edition contains the fullest version, Ipomadon A. The complete text has only been available hitherto in E. Kolbing's German edition of 1889." "This new edition includes a glossary and full explanatory notes, and discussion of the language of the text, together with a full comparison of the different versions of this popular story."--Jacket
The seven sages of Rome (Midland version)( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English, Middle and English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The travels of Sir John Mandeville, with three narratives in illustration of it: The voyage of Johannes de Plano Carpini, The journal of Friar William de Rubruquis, The journal of Friar Odoric by John Mandeville( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first critical edition of the earliest and most important English translation of Mandeville's Travels. Its title, the 'Defective Version' derives from the loss of the second quire in the Anglo-French 'Insular' manuscript, or its antecedent, from which it was translated, containing part of the description of Egypt. Despite this loss of text, the Defective Version established itself as the dominant form of the work in England, and was perpetuated in the printed editions of the text until 1725." "The new edition is based on examination of all the extant manuscripts of the Middle English text and its French source, and so makes possible a more informed assessment of all other English versions. The textual commentary is based on a fresh investigation of the sources, and offers details for the first time of the author's indirect reliance on Marco Polo for much of his Asian relation."--Jacket
The Parker chronicle and laws : (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, MS. 173) : a facsimile by Early English Text Society( Book )

5 editions published between 1941 and 1973 in English and English, Old and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Mirk's Festial : edited from British Library MS Cotton Claudius A. II by John Mirk( Book )

in English, Middle and English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Chester mystery cycle
Alternative Names
E.E.T.S.

Early English text society. Grande-Bretagne

EETS

Societas pro Textibus Anglicis Antiquis

初期英語文献協会

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The Middle English physiologusOctovianThe pilgrimage of the lyfe of the manhodeAelfric's Catholic homilies. textThe Seven Psalms : a commentary on the Penitential PsalmsThe Liber celestis of St Bridget of Sweden : the Middle English version in British Library MS Claudius B i, together with a life of the saint from the same manuscriptOld English homilies from MS Bodley 343Sidrak and Bokkus : a parallel-text edition from Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 559 and British Library, MS Lansdowne 793