The Phoenix

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The Phoenix

Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies

1990

January 1st, 1990

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The edition of this poem from the Exeter Book includes appendices of the two Latin sources of the poem and the prose versions of the phoenix story in Old English and Old Icelandic, and a glossary.

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Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Title Page4
Copyright Page5
Contents8
Preface6
Abbreviations9
Introduction12
The Manuscript12
Language14
The Development of the Phoenix Story19
Paradise24
Sources, Authorship and Date28
The Form35
Select Bibliography47
Additional Bibliography54
Text60
The Phoenix60
Notes79
Appendices I103
(a) Carmen de ave phoenice103
(b) Ambrose's Hexameron Bk. V, ch. 79-80107
Appendices II109
(a) The Prose Phoenix109
(b) An Old Norse Version of The Prose Phoenix111
Glossaries115
Old English115
Latin136
Illustrations of the phoenix from Bestiaries3