morphology of King Alfred"s translation of the Orosius.

by Curtis Paul Herold

Publisher: Mouton in The Hague, Paris

Written in English
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  • Alfred, King of England, 849-899 -- Language.,
  • Orosius, Paulus.,
  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Inflection.,
  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Word formation.

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Bibliography: p. [77]-80.

Orosius' Seven Books of History against the Pagans provide a Christian interpretation of history from God’s creation of the world to the period of the Gothic attacks on the Roman Empire in the early fifth century. By the end of that century, Orosius' work was already a classic and its. Language: en Pages: King Alfred's Anglo-Saxon. Orosius: Book 7. THE SEVENTH BOOK. 1. So King Radagaisus secretly deserted his men, hoping to escape by himself, but he fell into the hands of our soldiers. He was captured by them, held for a while, and then put to death. The Gothic captives are said to have been so numerous that droves of them were sold everywhere like the cheapest cattle. King Alfred's Anglo-Saxon Version of the Compendium History of the World by Orosius: Containing,--facsimile Specimens of the Lauderdale and Cotton Mss., a Preface Describing These Mss., Etc., an Introduciton--on Orosius and His Work; the Anglo-Saxon Text; Notes and Various Readings; a Literal English Translation, with Notes; Mr. Hampson's Essay on King Alfred's Geography, and a Map of . such a tremendous reworking of the text.2 After she affirms that the translation was produced in Alfred's time, probably as a part of his educational reform, her main point is that Alfred (or his associates) decided to translate Orosius, 1 The Old English Orosius, ed. J. Bately, EETS ss 6 (London, ). References for her earlier.

  Frantzen, Allen J. King Alfred. Twayne’s English Authors Series Boston: Twayne, E-mail Citation» Explicitly for students, with a chapter on each of Alfred’s five texts tracing manuscript history, source, translation techniques, critical history of the translation, and relations with other texts. Irvine, Susan. A translation of Alfred's version forms a volume of "Bohn's Antiquarian Library" (). One of the best editions of Orosius is that with Haverkamp's notes, published at Leyden. Orosius died in Africa. Several other works, such as Quaestiones de Trinitate et aliis S.S. locis (Paris, ), have been erroneously attributed to him.   Publisher’s Preview. The work under review is an edition and facing-page translation (into modern English) of a medieval translation of Paulus Orosius’s early fifth century Seven Books of History Against the Pagans (Historiarum contra paganos libri VII).Composed as a sort of companion to Augustine’s City of God, this late antique Latin universal history narrated the history of the world.   A Literal English Translation, of King Alfred's Anglo-Saxon Version of the Compendious History of the World by Orosius. by J. Bosworth. an Essay on the Geography of King Alfred the Great, Taken from His A. S. Version of Orosius by R. T. Hampson.

It was to sustain Augustine's thesis that Orosius produced in his Historiarum libri septem, which remained the standard text-book on world history during the middle ages. 0 In England the 9th century closes with Alfred, who, with the aid of the Welsh monk, Asser, produced a series of free translations from Latin texts, including Boethius.

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Morphology of King Alfred's translation of the Orosius. The Hague, Paris, Mouton, (OCoLC) Named Person: Alfred, King of England; Paulus Orosius; Alfred, King of England; Paul (??) Orose; Paul Orose: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Curtis Paul Herold.

A literal english Translation of King Alfred's anglo-saxon Version of the compendious History of the World by Paul Orosius: By Jos Bosworth.

Containing, Facsimile specimens of the Lauderdale and Cotton Mss. An introduction on Orosius and his work, Notes accompanying the translation, Mr. Hampson‛s essay on King Alfred‛s geography, and A Map of Europe.

Abstract. KING ALFRED AND THE OLD ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF OROSIUS In his Gesta Regum Anglorum1, William of Malmesbury, describing King Alfred's achievements äs a translator, included amongst his works the Old English versions not only of Boethius* De Consolatione2 and Gregory's Cura Pastoralis3 but also of Bede's Historia Ecclesiastica* and Orosius' Historiarum adversus paganos libri.

King Alfred S Orosius books. Click Download for free ebooks. King Alfred S Orosius. Author: Henry Sweet Publisher: Cornford Press ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, Mobi View: Get Books Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

We are. King Alfred's Old English translation of Orosius [from manuscript] Cotton Tiberius B. I., Sch. This edition published in by British Museum Photographic Service in London.

This paper compares Paulus Orosius’ original Historiarum Adversum Paganos Libri VII (hereafter Historiarum) with its anonymous ninth century Old English vernacular translation (hereafter Orosius), in order to examine how the Anglo-Saxon author’s.

The manuscript you can see here is the earliest surviving version of Orosius’ work in Old English, probably copied in Winchester during the reign of King Alfred the Great (r.

It may have been a part of Alfred’s programme to translate important Latin works into the vernacular. Of these books the History of Orosius, the Consolation of Philosophy, the Pastoral Care, and the Soliloquies were put into English by the King himself.

The Dialogues of Gregory were perhaps translated by Bishop Werfrith at Alfred’s suggestion, and it is probable that the English version of Bede’s Ecclesiastical History in its original form. Orosius: Seven Books of History Against the Pagans.

Seven Books of History Against the Pagans (Latin: Historiarum Adversum Paganos Libri VII) is a work of universal history written in the early fifth century by Paulus Orosius, a Galician Catholic priest and student of St Augustine.

The History Against the Pagans shares a common aim with Augustine's City of God, in seeking to vindicate Christianity as. Orosius: the Manuscripts of "Seven Books of History against the Pagans" with a view to the study of the relationship of King Alfred's Orosius with its Latin source, and a new edition of the Old English text (2).

No new illustrated copies have come to light, so the article on that subject does not require to be supplemented. The translation of Bede’s Historia Ecclesiastica may be considered next.

The original is much less freely rendered than is the case with Orosius—a fact which may have been due to the authoritative position occupied by Bede’s book. The external testimony of Alfred’s authorship is fairly trustworthy.

Alfred’s “Orosius” & Its North European Geography. King Alfred of Wessex () was a true Renaisance man and this too quite a few hundred years before the Renneissance. He ran England, fought Viking invaders and in spare time wrote and translated ancient tomes. Amongst his works was, until recently, thought to be a translation (into Old English) of Paulus Orosius’ ( till after ) book.

The morphology of King Alfred's translation of the Orosius; Historiarum contra paganos. Arabic / Paulus Orosius; The prophecie of Paulus Grebnerus concerning these times. [electronic resource] Logica parva / Paulus Venetus ; translation of the edition with introduction and notes by.

Paulus Orosius (/ ˈ p ɔː l ə s ə ˈ r oʊ ʒ ə s /; born c. died after AD), less often Paul Orosius in English, was a Roman priest, historian and theologian, and a student of Augustine of is possible that he was born in Bracara Augusta (now Braga, Portugal), then capital of the Roman province of Gallaecia, which would have been the capital of the Kingdom of the Suebi by.

King Alfred's Orosius by Paulus Orosius. Publication date Publisher Pub. for the Early English Text Society, by N. Trübner & Co. Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language Old English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Paulus Orosius. Books from the extended shelves: Orosius, Paulus: Adversus paganos historiarum libri septem.

(Thorunii, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Orosius, Paulus: The Anglo-Saxon version, (London, Printed by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols and sold by S. Baker [etc.], ), also by Daines Barrington and King of England Alfred (page.

A Literal Translation Of King Alfred's Anglo-saxon Version Of The Compendious History Of The World Paperback – J by Paulus Orosius (Author), Robert Thomas Hampson (Creator) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $Author: Paulus Orosius. King Alfred's Anglo-Saxon version of the Compendious history of the world by Orosius.

Containing,--facsimile specimens of the Lauderdale and Cotton mss., a preface describing these mss., etc., an introduction--on Orosius and his work; the Anglo-Saxon text; notes and various readings; a literal English translation, with notes; Mr.

Hampson's Essay on King Alfred's geography, and a map of Europe. Orosius wrote a history of 'world' events in Latin in the 5th century and this was translated and 'improved' upon possibly by King Alfred. The version of the part on the Amazons given below is based on Bately ( ).

An older edition is available at google-books, edited by Henry Sweet. Orosius, Paulus. King Alfred's Orosius. London, Published for the Early English Text Society by the Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Paulus Orosius; Alfred, King of England; Henry Sweet.

Alfred the Great (/9 – 26 October ) was king of the West Saxons from to c. and king of the Anglo-Saxons from c. to He was the youngest son of King Æthelwulf of father died when he was young.

Three of Alfred's brothers, Æthelbald, Æthelberht and Æthelred, reigned in turn before him. After ascending the throne, Alfred spent several years fighting Viking. future.”5 As a translation, the Old English Orosius contains two distinct times that cohabit the text: the fifth-century world of Paulus Orosius and 1.

King Alfred’s West-Saxon Version of the Pastoral Care, ed. Henry Sweet, 2 vols., EETS, o.s. 45 (repr., London: Early English Texts Society, ), p. This small book presents the text and translation of the voyages of Ohthere and Wulfstan given in the King Alfred translation of Orosius' history.

In it are also discussions of Scandinavian ship techniques, trade among northern Europe during the early medieval period and the languages used between King Alfred's court and Ohthere/5(2). The fourth century historian Orosius mentions this famine in Syria which occurred in 46 and 47 A.D.

A translation of Orosius was later made by King Alfred of England during the middle ages and was quoted in what is known as 'The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle'. The Chronicle lists British history from 1 A.D.

to A.D. and contains the following remarks. King Alfred's Anglo-Saxon version of the Compendious history of the world by Orosius: Containing,--facsimile specimens of the Lauderdale and Cotton mss., a preface describing these mss., etc., an introduction--on Orosius and his work; the Anglo-Saxon text; notes and various readings; a literal English translation, with notes; Mr.

Hampson's Essay on King Alfred's geography, and a map of. The Old English History of the World is a translation and adaptation of the Latin history known as the Seven Books of History against the Pagans, written by the Spanish cleric Paulus Orosius at the prompting of Saint Augustine after the sack of Rome in To counter the pagan and republican narratives of Livy and other classical historians, Orosius created an account of the ancient world from.

Old English. Anglo-Saxon Chronicle - a part of the Peterborough Chronicle of the history of England in the year Orosius - King Alfred's translation of a fanciful Latin history of the Amazons.

Middle English. Canterbury Tales: Prologue - the prologue to Chaucer's famous story-poem about tales told by pilgrims on their way to Canterbury. King Alfred's Orosius Volume 1 [Orosius, Paulus] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

King Alfred's Orosius Volume 1Author: Paulus Orosius. Buy King Alfred's Orosius, Part 1 by Orosius, Paulus (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paulus Orosius.

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Traces the life and accomplishments of the ninth-century British king. Click Get Books for free books. Paulus Orosius (d. not before ), [1] less often Paul Orosius in English, was a Christian historian, theologian and student of Augustine of Hippo from is best known for his Historiarum Adversum Paganos Libri VII ("Seven Books of History Against the Pagans"), which he wrote in response to the belief that the decline of the Roman Empire was the result of its adoption.The Old English History of the World is a translation and adaptation of the Latin history known as the Seven Books of History against the Pagans, written by the Spanish cleric Paulus Orosius at the prompting of Saint Augustine after the sack of Rome in To counter the pagan and republican narratives of Livy and other classical historians, Orosius created an account of the ancient world from.The Online Books Page.

Online Books by. King of England Alfred (Alfred, King of England, ) Online books about this author are available. Alfred, King of England, The Whole Works of King Alfred the Great: With Preliminary Essays Illustrative of the History, Arts and Manners of the 9th Century (2 volumes; London: Bosworth and Harrison, ), ed.

by J. A. Giles.