The King's English: Strategies of Translation in the Old English Boethius

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In the late ninth century, while England was fighting off Viking incursions, Alfred the Great devoted time and resources not only to military campaigns but also to a campaign of translation and education unprecedented in early medieval Europe. The King's English explores how Alfred's translation of Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy from Latin into Old English exposed Anglo-Saxon elites to classical literature, history, science, and Christian thought. More radically, the Boethius, as it became known, told its audiences ...

The King's English: Strategies of Translation in the Old English Boethius 2006, State University of New York Press

ISBN-13: 9780791464489

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The King's English: Strategies of Translation in the Old English Boethius 2005, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791464472

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