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The virgin martyr vitae in Ælfric's Old English Lives of Saints recount the stories of young women who renounce marriage and sex to devote their lives to Christian service. In this volume, Alison Gulley explores how the context of the Benedictine Reform in late Anglo-Saxon England informed Ælfric's translations of the Latin legends as well as their reception.
|Publisher:||Ashgate Publishing Ltd|
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|File size:||2 MB|
About the Author
Alison Gulley is Associate Professor of English at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC, USA.