Information on cmedmund-m4

PPCME2 information

Text name The Life of St. Edmund
File name cmedmund-m4
Manuscript Additional 35298, British Library, London
Date c1450 (1438)
Dialect East Midlands
Genre Biography, life of saint
Edition Blake, Norman F. 1972. The life of St. Edmund. In Norman F. Blake (ed.), Middle English religious prose. York Medieval Texts. London: Arnold.
Sample Pp. 163-173
Remarks

This prose version of the The Life of St. Edmund is taken from the prose retellings of saints' lives in the 13c South English Legendary, which were added to the the 1438 English translation of the French version of Jacobus de Voragine's Legenda Aurea.

Helsinki Corpus information

File name CMEDMUND
Text identifier M4 NN BIL EDMUND
Text name ST EDMUND
Author X
Period M4
Date of original 1420-1500
Date of manuscript 1420-1500
Contemporaneity CONTEMP
Dialect EMO
Verse or prose PROSE
Text type BIOGR LIFE SAINT
Relationship to foreign original X
Foreign original X
Relationship to spoken language WRITTEN
Sex of author X
Age of author X
Social rank of author X
Audience description X
Participant relationship X
Interaction X
Setting X
Prototypical text category NARR NON-IMAG
Sample SAMPLE X