Letter from Aldhelm to Gereint

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Letter from Aldhelm to Gereint

    Letter from Aldhelm to Gereint

    Aldhelm
    • Latin, Anglo-Latin
    • prose
    • Anglo-Latin texts, Letter
    Letter written by Aldhelm, then abbot of Malmesbury, to Gereint, king of Dumnonia, and to his sacerdotes.
    Author
    AldhelmAldhelm (d. 709) – abbot of Malmesbury and later, bishop of Sherborne; known as an author of a number of elaborate Latin tracts in prose and in verse
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    Language
    • Latin Anglo-Latin
    Form
    prose (primary)
    Addressee
    Gereint [king of Dumnonia]

    Classification

    Anglo-Latin texts
     Letter
    • Sources

    Primary sources
    Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [ed.] Ehwald, Rudolf, Aldhelmi opera, MGH Scriptores. Auctores antiquissimi 15, Berlin: Weidmann, 1919.
    Dmgh.de: <link>
    480–486
    [tr.] Herren, Michael, “Letters”, in: Lapidge, Michael, and Michael Herren, Aldhelm: the prose works, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1979.

    Secondary sources

    Probert, Duncan, “New light on Aldhelm’s letter to King Gerent of Dumnonia”, in: Barker, Katherine, and Nicholas Brooks (eds), Aldhelm and Sherborne: essays to celebrate the founding of the bishopric, Oxford: Oxbow, 2010. 110–128.

    Probert, Duncan, “New light on Aldhelm’s letter to King Gerent of Dumnonia”, in: Barker, Katherine, and Nicholas Brooks (eds), Aldhelm and Sherborne: essays to celebrate the founding of the bishopric, Oxford: Oxbow, 2010. 110–128.
    Herren, Michael, “Letters”, in: Lapidge, Michael, and Michael Herren, Aldhelm: the prose works, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1979.
    Ehwald, Rudolf, Aldhelmi opera, MGH Scriptores. Auctores antiquissimi 15, Berlin: Weidmann, 1919.
    Dmgh.de: <link>
    475–503   “Epistulae (Aldhelmi et ad Aldhelmum)”
    (1) ad Leutherium, (AD) 671 (pp. 475-478); (2) ad Hadrianum, 675 (p. 478); (3) ad Wihtfridum, 675 (pp. 479-480); (4) ad Geruntium, 680 (pp. 480-486); (5) ad Ehfridum, 686/90 (pp. 486-494); (6) I epistola Scotti cuiusdam, 695, 705 (p. 494); (7) II epistola Aethilwaldi, c. 705 (pp. 495-497); (8) ad Sigegytham, ante 705 (p. 497); (9) III epistola Cellani (pp. 498–499); (10) ad Cellanum, ante 705 (p. 499); (11) ad Aethilwaldum, post 705 (pp. 499-500); (12) ad Wilfridi abbates, 705/6 (pp. 500-502); (13) ad Winberhtum, 705/9 (pp. 502-503)

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