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Facsimile transcript of King Alfred's translation of Orosius by R. T. Hampson, 1840-41, with notes and letters, 1853-54

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MS. Eng. hist. d. 114

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Facsimile transcript of King Alfred's translation of Orosius from BL, Cotton MS. Tib. B. I, by R. T. Hampson, 1840-1, with many notes and (fols. 1-9) three letters from Hampson to Joseph Bosworth, with copy of one reply, 1853-4.

Includes 2 maps.

Dates

  • 1840-1854

Extent

263 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. d. 114, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. d. 114

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16418

Overview

Facsimile transcript of King Alfred's translation of Orosius by R. T. Hampson, 1840-41, with notes and letters, 1853-54.

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Bosworth, 1788-1876, was an English scholar of the Anglo-Saxon language and compiler of the first major Anglo-Saxon dictionary.

Custodial History

Given by Hampson to Bosworth, 1853.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Dulau and Co., 1924.
Title
Facsimile transcript of King Alfred's translation of Orosius by R. T. Hampson, 1840-41, with notes and letters, 1853-54
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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