To describe Alfred the Great as making 'a fleeting reference' to the Vikings' destruction of monasteries, their treasures, and their books, misrepresents the devastation his preface to Cura pastoralis
is intended to address.
VALLINI, A., Reclutamento e incardinazione die chierici del presbiterio delVOrdinariato militare e la problematica delVerezione di un seminario proprio alia luce della Costituzione Apostolica <<Spirituali militum curae>>, Militum Cura Pastoralis
2 (1988/2) 12-49.
The current collection, which includes The Bodleian Library's Cura Pastoralis
of Gregory, will be joined by eleven items, selected from UK libraries, archives and museums have been selected this year to join.
The second essay, "Cura pastoralis
in deserto," gives an account of the production, traffic, and consumption of books among the English Carthusian houses, and will be of much interest to JEBS readers.
yfelu), and concludes, importantly for the present study, that regular forms prevailed in two Mercian verse texts (the Vespasian Psalter and the Vespasian Hymns) but also that irregular forms prevailed in one West Saxon prose text (AElfred's Cura Pastoralis), as well as that analogical modeling seems to have caused additional regular forms in Mercian and additional irregular forms in West Saxon.
850--c.950), more specifically Early West Saxon AElfred's Boethius, Cura Pastoralis, and Orosius), and six of which (taking in some 300,000 words) represent Late Old English (c.
As regards allomorphic patterns related to the original number of syllables of these nouns and the length of their root syllables, these data present an image somewhat similar to that which Dahl (1938: 70-71) observed in evidence culled from AElfred's Cura Pastoralis (a text examined in this study as well).
Many Anglo-Saxon treasures have been loaned from around the country, including the Alfred and Warminster Jewels and Alfred's translation of Pope Gregory's Cura Pastoralis
Probability is that Bishop Werferth and not King Alfred translated Cura Pastoralis
, and that Olaf Tryggvason was not present at the battle of Maldon.
730 by Bede's Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum ('Ecclesiastical History of the English People'), and it is clearly echoed in texts associated with King Alfred, particularly his Preface to Cura Pastoralis
. It is further echoed and developed by a number of writers in the late Anglo-Saxon period, such as AElfric of Eynsham, who, for instance, rejoiced that the English people (Angelcynn) was not devoid of saints while holy persons such as St Cuthbert (at Durham) and St Aethelthryth (at Ely) lay buried in the land of the English (Engla lande).
We are now certainly closer to Alfredian West Saxon, the languages of the Hatton manuscript of the Cura Pastoralis
, the Lauderdale Orosius and the first hands of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, than to the later AEthelwoldian variety.