Catalog Record: 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 Europe, Asia, and Africa, according to Orosius and Alfred | Hathi Trust Digital Library

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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 Europe, Asia, and Africa, according to Orosius and Alfred. By the Rev. Joseph Bosworth.

Main Author: Orosius, Paulus.
Related Names: Hampson, R. T. 1793-1858., Bosworth, Joseph 1789-1876., ed., Alfred King of England 849-899., tr.
Language(s): English
Published: London, Longman, Brown , Green, and Longmans, 1859.
Subjects: History, Ancient
World history > Early works to 1800
Physical Description: 2 p. L., lxiv, [9]-133, [15]-198, 63 (i.e.55), [1] p. fold. map, 5 facsim, (incl. front.) 25 cm.
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