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The Old English Canons of Theodore

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The Old English Canons of Theodore - Fulk, R. D., and Jurasinski, Stefan
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The Canons are one of the earliest handbooks of penance to appear in any West European vernacular. The material shows the Anglo-Saxons addressing matters ranging from baptism and the ordination of priests to the conduct of the married and sexual norms. Less a translation of the judgements attributed to Theodore, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 690), than an adaptation of these materials, the work is of major importance for specialists in Old English and historians of medieval Europe generally, affording an early view of what ...

The Old English Canons of Theodore 2013, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199668182